The installation determines the data source for the user management engine (UME). After installation you may want to change the data source for a number or reasons. For example:
The following sections explain what data source options are available to you during and after installation.
During installation of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS), you can install the software with an appropriate data source.
After installation, you can change the data source of the UME. The following data source changes are supported:
Once you have a selected a data source other than the AS Java database, you cannot change the data source of the UME. Under certain circumstances you can make modifications to the data sources as follows:
The UME supports a maximum of five directory servers
For information about the restrictions on changing the data source after installation, see SAP Note 718383.