Authentication and SSO for the SAP HANA Service – by the SAP HANA Academy
LATEST UPDATE: September 1, 2020 =========================================
The SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service will be retired in 2021. For more information, see
For the latest information about SAP HANA database-as-a-service, visit our blog post series about SAP HANA Cloud:
For SAP HANA as a Service, username/password, SAML and JWT are available as authentication mechanisms, the last two can be used for integration into single sign-on environments.
In the video tutorial below, we show you how to configure the available authentication mechanisms for the Cloud Foundry environment. For Neo, currently on SAP HANA 1.0 SPS 12, this works slightly different in the user interface –due mainly to a different SAP HANA cockpit release– but in concept, it is the same idea.
In this video tutorial, we shows how to configure User Authentication using SAP HANA cockpit for the SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA Service in the Cloud Foundry environment.
There are videos in the Academy about how to configure a password policy, so we did not dwell on the topic in this tutorial, as it is exactly the same thing. For more information, see
- Password Policy Configuration Options – SAP HANA Security Guide for SAP HANA Service
The tutorials has been posted to the following playlists:
For information about how to connect, see
- Connecting to an SAP HANA Service database – by Tom Slee
For the documentation, see
- SAP HANA Authentication and Single Sign-On – SAP HANA Security Guide for SAP HANA Service
- Password Policy – SAP HANA Security Guide for SAP HANA Service
- 2420354 – SAML SSO with HANA Configuration – Guided Answers
- 2159014 – FAQ: SAP HANA Security
- SAP HANA Security
- SAP Security Overview
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