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The ABAP front-end server contains the central and app-specific SAP Fiori UI components including SAP Fiori launchpad and SAP Gateway. To launch SAP Fiori apps using SAP Fiori launchpad, users are required on the front-end server.


Users must have the same user names on the ABAP front-end server and the ABAP back-end server. User mapping is not supported. For this purpose, you can use Central User Administration (CUA) or identity management systems.

To access SAP Fiori apps, users on the front-end server require UI content and authorizations. The corresponding PFCG roles need to be assigned to the user.

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For information about the required UI content and authorizations for users on the front-end server, see Setup of Roles.