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Updating the SAP NetWeaver to Support Standard Account Attributes

Technote (FAQ)


The current SAP NetWeaver Adapter is configured to manage a subset of the standard account attributes available with SAP. There might be requirements by sites to support some of the attributes not currently managed.


The adapter profile and xls files can be modified to support the standard attributes that are not managed by the adapter. This capability started with SAP NetWeaver Adapter version 5.1.7 (might work with earlier versions).

Attached is a document that provides the steps necessary to customize the profile and xls files to manage the "floor" attribute which is not managed by the adapter out of the box.

Note - this document will only allow for the support of standard SAP account attributes that can be accessed via the following BAPIs -


Advanced or extended attributes are a totally different issue and may require the creation of custom ABAP code.

Product Alias/Synonym

SAP NetWeaver NW Adpater Agent ITIM ISIM SIM TIM

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Identity Manager

Software version: 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1616858

Modified date: 06 October 2014

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