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1700251 - ESI - How to configure Web Service Providers and Consumers without authentication in an ABAP system


When creating a runtime configuration (a binding or a logical port) in transaction SOAMANAGER, it is not possible to select the No authentication option. The option is missing or grayed out - depending on the SAP_BASIS release of the system.

Service Provider side (old and new SOAMANAGER layout):

Option grayed out     Option grayed out

Service Consumer side (old and new SOAMANAGER layout):

Option grayed out     Option missing



  • ABAP Web Services
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


SRT Framework exception: Configuration is invalid: DT-RT incompatibility: DT Auth . level 'Basic' RT Auth. method 'sapsp:None' too weak, no authentication in SOAMANAGER, Web Service HTTP 401 Unauthorized, Activation Failed, Property Missing: Authentication Method, Authentication method is greyed out, , KBA , too weak , security requirements , 'sapsp:none' too weak , anonym , authentication level: basic , dt-rt incompatibility , dt auth. level 'basic', rt auth. method , BC-ESI-WS-ABA-CFG , WebServices ABAP Configuration , BC-DWB-PRX , Proxy Generation , BC-DWB-WS-ABA , Web Service Tools - ABAP , How To

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