SAP Cloud Platform - Access Management


To manage and administrate sites, SAP Cloud platform provides different level of access and permissions. Administrators are responsible for managing content and themes of site and user level access is used to manage access related to site and published pages.

Roles

The following roles are commonly used in Cloud platform −

Administrator

This is predefined as Tenant_Admin in SAP Cloud platform cockpit. The administrator is used for adding and managing content and themes.

User Roles

This is used to manage access to published sites and pages. These are defined in SAP Cloud platform cockpit. Note that Authorization option is used to assign the roles to individual and user groups.

User Roles

In Group tab, you can also create a new group and add users to it. To create a new group, click on New Group button and provide Group name as below −

Create New Group

Guest Role

This role is used to allow access to individuals outside organizations for site access.

Managing Site and Page Access for Users

When you publish a site, you can allow different level of site access to users- public, authenticated or role based.

Public

When you allow public access to site, anyone on the web can access it.

Authenticated

This includes site users who are part of an organization and can access to site using predefined authentication mechanism.

Role Based

This includes only few users assigned with specific role can access the site.

Note − You can also limit page access permissions from Access Management panel on left side to manage access to site pages for one or more groups. Like site access, following access level can be granted for pages −

  • Role - Based
  • Public
  • Guest

Go to Page settings → Page Authorization and you can see assigned access level to page. To make changes, click on Edit option on bottom right corner.

Page Settings

You can make changes to page access level using Access level drop down list from Page Authorizations. To save the changes, click on Save button.

Access Level

To create a new role, navigate to Roles tab under Content Management → New (+) icon at bottom.

Roles Tab Guest

You have to define new Role properties like- Role Name and Role ID. Under Additional information, you can see Created, Creator and last modified date.

New Roles Tab

You can also assign more Catalogs and Groups to this role. Navigate to relevant tab and click on + sign to add new item. To save the changes, click on Save button.

Catalogs and Groups

When you assign this role to any of Page, by default it takes the assigned Catalogs name as per role properties.

Assigned Catalogs Name

Managing Site Settings

You can also navigate to site setting options and edit different properties related to site- system, user and custom settings. Navigate to Settings tab on left side and this will open Site Setting menu. To make changes, click on Edit button at bottom right corner −

Managing Site Settings

You can edit following System and User settings −

System User settings

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