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The content administrator has assigned you mapping permission to the target system (see Accessing Back-End Systems with a Different User ID ).


Content usage mode: remote role assignment, remote delta link, WSRP application sharing

Applies to: business users of FPN content

Portal users can enter and map their own their logon information (such as user name and password) to remote-based iViews, just as they can with local iViews. This enables users on one portal (consumer) to access and retrieve secure data from a data source residing on a remote portal (producer) within the federated portal network (FPN). User mapping enables single sign-on so that users are not prompted for logon information every time an iView retrieves data from a secure source.


Alternatively, portal administrators can predefine the user mapping for their users by doing so directly on the producer portal (see Single Sign-On ). The system administrator must decide for each system if the administrator, end user, or both are responsible for setting the user mapping.

This topic describes how end users can map their portal logon information to remote systems. This procedure is the same for remote SAP NetWeaver iViews provided through all the content usage modes supported by SAP NetWeaver Portal.


  1. In the portal masthead, choose Start of the navigation path Personalize Next navigation step Portal End of the navigation path.

  2. Choose User Mapping (Remote iViews) .


    The settings in the standard User Mapping for System Access tab in the User Profile screen are used to map logon information for local systems residing on the consumer portal. Since most end users do not know if content is local or remote, the portal administrator should provide users with specific information relating to the organization's system landscape.

  3. From the Remote Content Provider dropdown list, select the name of the remote producer portal for which you want to enter your user logon information.

  4. From the System dropdown list, select the target system.

  5. In the User and Password fields, enter the system logon credentials. If you are not defined as a user for a system, enter the user name and password of a defined user; you will be mapped to the logon ID of that user.

  6. Save your changes, or choose Clear to undo your changes or to remove the current user and password.

  7. Close the window and return to the main portal screen.