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Mar 07, 2011 at 11:25 PM

User logon - mapping possibilities


Hello Experts,

In our landscape we have a requirement for external users e.g Supplier who will be logging onto to Supplier SAP Portal using theri email id ( exisitng userid ). They will be validated aganist a AD and from their on they would like to have a Single Sign on for all other SAP systems ( ECC , BI , etc)

But as we know SAP backend has a limitataion of number of charachetrs = 12 for a SAP logon id we will of course not be able to use the email id.

is there anyway we can map the email id to a Employee id contractor or supplierid ( 8 digit number) in the SAP backend

1. user logs onto portal using email address ( authenticat6ion happend using AD)

2. SAP logon ticket is created but email id is ampped to a 8 digit SAP userid which alreday exists in the bakcen SAP system.

Please let me know your inputs.