This book introduces portal administrators, developers, consultants, and IT managers to the structure and key application areas of SAP NetWeaver Portal Release 7.0. Starting with a brief description of the basics of enterprise portals in the SAP NetWeaver and Enterprise SOA environments, the book goes on to provide you with essential technical details of the portal s functionalities and underlying architecture. Role management, authentication mechanisms, knowledge and content management, unification, and application and system integration are just a sample of the areas covered. In addition, an entire chapter is devoted to portal installation and configuration. The much-anticipated book provides you with a solid technical grounding and a comprehensive introduction to portal development and administration, enabling you to immediately implement what you ve learned. Numerous examples, exclusive tips and detailed screenshots, which are used throughout the book, give you an in-depth understanding of all relevant function areas, making this a truly indispensable reference. Highlights Include: Functions: Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Unification, Portal Content Studio Architecture: Portal Scenarios, Portal Framework, Connectors Installation and Configuration: Components, Basic Settings, Special Features Administration: Authorization and User Management, Monitoring and Reporting, Security, Single Sign-On, Transport System Development: Web Dynpro ABAP/Java, SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio, Composite Application Framework, SAP NetWeaver Visual Composer, PDK for .NET
About the Author
Valentin Nicolescu works in the SAP University Competence Center at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Katharina Klappert is an SAP CRM Consultant at maihiro GmbH in Ismaning, Germany. Prof. Helmut Krcmar holds the Chair of Information Management at the Technical University of Munich. In this book, the authors have pooled their many years of experience with the SAP portal component.