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1892828 - Why is trusted authentication recommended instead of the siteminder plugin


  • SAP Business Objects has 2 methods of authenticating siteminder users (trusted authentication and siteminder plugin)
  • NOTE this KBA was written before BI was able to use SAML, see using siteminder as an IDP in the last section



  • SAP Business Objects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.x all SP all patches
  • Siteminder


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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