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How to Configure SAP HANA Cockpit with SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication Step-by-Step

SAP HANA Cockpit is one of many administration tools that are available for SAP HANA. It is the recommended tool to manage SAP HANA Databases. Therefore; we are pleased to share with you the following whitepaper that talks about how to enable and configure  SAP HANA Cockpit authentication to support SAML2 using SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication. 


In this white paper we cover the following topics:

Chapter 1 – Configure SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication

  • Overview of the Architecture
  • Configuring SAP Cloud Identity Provider
  • Downloading SAP IDP Metadata

Chapter 2 – Configure SAP HANA Cockpit

  • Configure XS Advanced Cockpit
  • Map Role Collections

Chapter 3 – Configure SAML in SAP Cloud Platform Identity Authentication

  • Adding SAP HANA Cockpit Metadata
  • Configure Application Name ID
  • Configure Assertion Attribute
  • Configure Users
  • Testing SAML Configuration

Chapter 4 – Troubleshooting

  • Invalid entry error
  • Identity Provider could not Process the authentication request received…
  • InResponseToField of the Response doesn’t correspond to sent message…
  • Could not read organizations: (401)
  • 503 Service Not Available


In this whitepaper you will find all the steps needed to achieve the following topics that are mentioned above. The whitepaper can be found in the following URL:

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