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Content usage mode: remote role assignment

Applies to: consumers


The functionality described in this section does not apply to an SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment system without usage type EP Core - Application Portal (EPC).

This section describes how a user administrator on an SAP NetWeaver consumer portal can assign local users directly to remote roles that exist on another SAP NetWeaver producer portal.


In the Identity Management tool in the consumer portal, the user administrator does either of the following:

  • Searches for a remote role and then assigns local users or groups to it.

  • Searches for a local user or group and then assigns a remote role to it.

For detailed information about the assignment of remote roles, see Assigning Users to Remote Roles .