SAP Portal Automatic Logon
Automatic logon is achieved via http header variables (HTTP POST).
- Append attribute j_user and j_password to irj/portal:
Same format is used for URL Integration iView .
Once the link is executed in the browser, an automatic logon is achieved.
Always consider proper security while using, because password is stored in clear text. Alternatives might be: Automatic Logon via Single Sign On: Certificates, SAML, Kerberos Based Windows Authentication, or SAML.
This method is very convenient to get a quick access to different user roles via a script or spreadsheet, e.g. for test user in a non productive system.
Consider:Only use this method for uncritical users and in secure networks, – probably non productive. Check that SSL is used which provides a secure end to end encryption.