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BO4 - Tomcat security + ensuring business objects functionality

Hi,

We have BO4.2 SP05 on a development platform along with the bundled Tomcat (8.5.13) and use the BOE/BI, BOE/BILaunchpad and /BOE/CMC applications for webi reporting, also use IDT/UDT and some dashboards.

From security perspective we've been asked if number of interfaces available could be limited.

For instance ca see lots of services listed at http://<servername>/dswsbobje/services/listServices

What is the best way of achieving this but ensuring access to the above applications and business objects enterprise platform and above applications isn't affected adversely.

Had a look in the web.xml file in dswsbobje to see if some configurable parameters such as services.visible which could set to false but would still allow functionality but nothing obvious.

Thanks

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    May 17 at 03:03 PM

    Have you tried the following :

    There is a services.xml file for each Web Service.

    The following examples shows you how to deactivate the BICatalog service.

    1. Locate and open the services.xml file for the service. For example, in a default Windows installation, the file for the BICatalog service is located at C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\warfiles\webapps\dswsbobje\WEB-INF\services\bicatalog\META-INF\

    2. Add an activate property to the service tag and set the value to false. For example, if you are disabling BICatalog service, this is what your changes must look like: .

    3. Restart your web application server.

    For more details check out Web Services Administrator guide at help.sap.com.

    Hope this helps!

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