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The goal of authentication is to challenge users to prove who they are, so they can access resources.

Single sign-on (SSO) is separate from, but closely related to, authentication. The goal of SSO is to allow users to authenticate once within a set time period, so they can access a collection of resources. Without SSO, users must be authenticated separately for each resource.

Clients, administrators, and back-end systems can authenticate to SAP Mobile Platform Server using: