Software Development

How to update User Country and Language in SAP NetWeaver Portal

SAP NetWeaver Portal users can be created from various sources. One is LDAP. Normally, details from LDAP are never comprehensive. Other is user-supplied inputs. Users register and provide details like country and language. This article demonstrates how to update user country and language in SAP NetWeaver Portal. This is useful when creating users from LDAP that do not provide country and language information.

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Software Development

How to Retrieve a List of Locked User Accounts directly from SAP NetWeaver Portal

Background [wp_ad_camp_1] A problem ticket was created for a production issue wherein the SAP NetWeaver Portal application’s Unlock Users functionality is taking too long to even just list the all

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Software Development

How to get Currently Logged In Portal User in SAP Web Dynpro for Java

The current user may be set on some context variables but it may be out-of-sync, e.g. user id of previously logged in other user, or inadventently updated by other components. The safer approach is to retrieve it straight from WDClientUser.

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Software Development

How to programmatically change passwords in SAP NetWeaver Portal

This article demonstrates how to programmatically change user passwords in SAP NetWeaver Portal using available API.

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Software Development

How to programmatically create users in SAP NetWeaver Portal

This article demonstrates how to programmatically change user passwords in SAP NetWeaver Portal using available API. For applications with very high number of users, they may be better off keeping some references to portal users in their databases. For instance, an application can cache user ids in its database when new users are created. In that that way, it has readily available list of users at its disposal. Certain non-critical queries can be delegated to the RDBMS to reduce hits to the portal.

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