SAP NetWeaver Application Server Security



In this course, you will learn about security topics and how to improve security in an SAP system environment. This course is based on software release SAP NetWeaver AS 7.40.


  • C_AUDSEC_731 - SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP Authorization and Auditing
  • P_ADMSEC_731 - SAP Certified Technology Professional - System Security with SAP


  • System Administrator
  • Technology Consultant

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze Security Threats
  • Basics of Networks
  • Basic Security for SAP Systems
  • Apply Cryptography in SAP Systems
  • Configure Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
  • Configure Authentication and Single Sign-On (SSO) Mechanisms in SAP Systems
  • Central User Administration (CUA)

1. Computer Security Overview

  • Analyzing Security Threats
  • Examining the SAP System Environment

2. Network Basics

  • Describing the Basics of Networks
  • Determining the Key Points of Network Security
  • Installing and Configuring SAP Router
  • Installing and Configuring SAP Web Dispatcher

3. Basic Security for SAP Systems

  • Securing the Front End
  • Setting Up User Security in SAP Systems
  • Defining Authorizations in SAP Systems
  • Configure Interface Security in SAP Systems
  • Providing Development Protection and Applying Security Patches
  • Monitoring SAP Systems
  • Monitoring Security with SAP Solution Manager

4. Introduction to Cryptography

  • Describing Cryptography for Security
  • Examining Authentication for Security
  • Applying Cryptography in SAP Systems

5. Secure Network Communication (SNC)

  • Setting Up SNC for SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP
  • Setting Up SNC for Non-ABAP Components

6. Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

  • Configuring SSL with SAP NetWeaver AS
  • Configuring SSL on the SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP
  • Configuring SSL on SAP NetWeaver AS Java
  • Configuring SSL on SAP Web Dispatcher and SAP Management Console

7. Authentication and Single Sign-On (SSO) Mechanisms in SAP Systems

  • Describing SAP System Authentications
  • Activating Session Security
  • Configuring SSO