How to enable AD authentication on the Web Platform

Symptom

You want 360Suite Web Platform to use AD authentication the same way Business Objects does.

Environment

  • 360Suite Web Platform
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2

Resolution

As part of the AD authentication configuration on the Business Objects server, two files will have been created and saved on “C:\Windows\” directory (default).

  1. bscLogin.conf
  2. krb5.ini
  1. Copy these two files from the Business Objects server and paste them on the 360Suite Web Platform server the same directory, in the same directory, i.e. C:\Windows\.
  2. Open the 360Suite Web Platform Tomcat options, navigate to the Java tab and add the following lines to the Tomcat Java Options:
-Djava.security.auth.login.config=C:\Windows\bscLogin.conf
-Djava.security.krb5.conf=C:\Windows\krb5.ini



3. Navigate to the Log On tab and enter the AD Service Account Tomcat will use:

4. Click OK.
5. Restart the 360Suite Web Platform Tomcat for chnages to take effect.


Keywords

Active Directory, authentication, Tomcat

Product

Product or Product version
  • 360Suite Web Platform

Languages

  • English US
  • English UK
  • French

Last updated about 4 years ago