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Configure the SMSESSION cookie for Network Edge authentication to a SiteMinder Web service.


Network Edge authentication for SiteMinder requires the Web service endpoint to be changed in SAP Control Center to use the SMSESSION cookie for single sign-on. By default, the application connection template is configured with the server name set to your SiteMinder-protected server.


  1. In the left navigation pane, select Cluster, then expand Domains, and select the domain for which you want to create a new connection.
  2. Select Connections.
  3. In the right administration pane, select the Connections tab.
  4. Select the EIS connection pool that is a Web service connection for the SiteMinder-protected service, and click Properties.
  5. In the Edit Connection Pool pane, configure these properties:
    Property Value
    credential.a.mapping Cookie:SMSESSION SMSESSION
  6. Click Save.


For detailed examples focusing on SiteMinder specific configurations for SAP Mobile Platform, see How-To: Set up SUP with SiteMinder at published on SAP site.