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1748508 - What is Single Sign-On (SSO)


  • SSO (Single Sign-On, or silent login, automatic logon) typically describes the process where a user authenticates once and that authentication is used to access other systems and applications.
  • BusinessObjects Enterprise can accomplish front end SSO via 2 methods and pass credentials to back end databases SSO via 4 methods
  • To note this KBA has not been updated in some time and a more current way of finding BI authentication solutions can be found in this KBA 2322258 using tagging



  • SAP Business Objects Enterprise 3.1 (XI 3.1)
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 (BI4)


KBA , BI-BIP-AUT , Authentication, ActiveDirectory, LDAP, SSO, Vintela , How To

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