The following sections describe how to configure the user management engine (UME).
User management configuration or UME configuration is a Web Dynpro application for configuring the UME. It is integrated in SAP NetWeaver Administrator and in the System Administration role of SAP Enterprise Portal. You can also start this tool as a stand-alone console. Use the method most appropriate to your environment.
No matter which access method you use, configure the AS Java to use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) whenever possible. For more information, see Configuring the Use of SSL on the AS Java .
Describes the following:
We do not recommend that you create your own data source configuration. Only use this option in exceptional circumstances.
Describes how to change UME properties.
Explains how to configure the UME security policy, which controls aspects such as password length.
Describes how to set up UME to send automatic notification mails on specific events, for example, when an administrator locks a user.
Describes how to enable users to create their own user accounts.
Describes how to enable users to manage their own user accounts.
Describes how you can configure logon help for users who forget their password.
Describes how to configure the look and feel of the logon screen and how to enable the logon help and self-registration links.
Outlines the UME company concept and explains how to use companies for self-registration with approval and for a form of delegated user administration.
Describes how to create groups at runtime based on the values of a user attribute.
Describes how to define attributes and add them to the user profile.
Describes how you can grant business users the ability to view the contact information of other business users in your system.
Provides information on how you can customize various aspects of UMEfunctions.
The UME provides some configuration options that are only available if you have a portal.
More information: User Management Configuration .