SAP BusinessObjects BOE XI 3.x and BI 4.x Security

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This hands-on instructor-led course will give students the skills to secure their BusinessObjects BOE XI 3.x and BI 4.x. system. Students will begin with security basics and work their way to advanced concepts. They will explore functional and data security, define a rights model, and secure data sources and universes. Step-by-step instructions ensure that you can implement important security techniques in your administration and design work.


This course is intended for users that are new SAP BI system administrators. It is designed for users of BOE XI 3.x and BI 4.x.
Course Duration:
2 days


No prior SAP BI system administration experience is required. Familiarity with network security concepts is helpful.

Course Objectives:

After completing the course, student will understand:

  • SAP NetWeaver BW, LDAP, and AD authentication
  • Single sign-on
  • Rights framework and inheritance model
  • Access levels
  • General and specific rights
  • Secured connections
  • Universe security
  • Access restriction
  • Data and business security profile
  • Scheduling, publications, and personalization profile
Course Outline:
  • Introduction to Security in SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0
  • Administration and Security
  • Users and Authentication
  • Rights Framework
  • Applications and Rights Reference
  • Connections and Database Authentications
  • Universe Security in Universe Design Tool
  • Universe Security in Information Design Tool
  • Scheduling and Publishing
  • Security for SAP NetWeaver BW Data Sources
  • Defining and Implementing a Security Model
  • Additional Resources
  • Appendix – Student Labs

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