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How do you setup SSO against SAP BW in a clustered SAP BO BI 4.x environment?

Hi

I must admit, that I have been using this guide How to setup SSO against SAP BW with SAP BO BI4.0 Common Semantic Layer (UNX) or BICS, when it comes to the SSO integration, but it does not tell what to do when you are running SAP BO BI in a cluster.

I have two CMS nodes (and two Tomcat and one Apache reverse proxy), BIT001 and BIT002.

Now, I can make two certificates, one on each server, and import them into SAP BW using STRUSTSSO2, but!

Which of the certificates do I import on the SAP BO BI platform?

Since it is running as a cluster, I connect to the cluster @BIT and not the individual node, so I cannot import two certificates on the BI platform.

So what is best practice in these situations where you have multiple servers in a cluster?

Is it to create a round robin DNS entry for my servers like:

BIT A 10.10.10.100
BIT A 10.10.10.101
(Assuming that is the IP address of the BIT001 and BIT002 servers)

Or is there another approach?

Any feedback is kindly appreciated

Regards
/Thomas

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    Aug 28, 2017 at 11:47 AM

    Only 1 certificate can only be added to the CMS in a clustered environment (which is used by all members of the cluster), once added you are done there is no need to create a different cert. If you have created 2 it would be good top remove everything you have and reconfigure with just 1 follow https://apps.support.sap.com/sap/support/knowledge/preview/en/1670073

    Regards,

    Tim

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