SAP Identity Provisioning Service (IPS)

Use SAP IPS to implement the identity lifecycle for cloud and on-premise systems



Automation of identity lifecycle processes


Integration of cloud and on-premise systems

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Management of users, roles and groups

Provisioning in the cloud

As a service on SAP Business Technology Platform, SAP Identity Provisioning (IPS) ensures the integration of on-premise and cloud systems in the identity lifecycle. By using the standardized SCIM 2.0 protocol (SCIM = system for cross-domain identity management), SAP and non-SAP systems can be connected equally flexibly.

There are different approaches to integrating SAP IPS into the system landscape. Basically, SAP Identity Provisioning is a service that connects a source system and a target system. Accordingly, it is necessary to connect a source system, from which the identities and authorization objects are loaded, and a target system, into which the identities and authorizations are written, to SAP IPS.

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Your contact person

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With SAP Identity Provisioning, you integrate cloud and on-premise systems into the identity lifecycle. SAP IPS provides the flexibility you need, for example, to connect an existing SAP IdM on-premise or to use a system in the cloud as a source system and connect multiple target systems (cloud or on-premise). Users, roles and groups can be synchronized.

Also usable as proxy system

SAP Identity Provisioning can also be used as a proxy system. In this scenario, SAP IPS is connected to an existing SAP Identity Management. In SAP IdM, SAP IPS is then a connected system, but it serves as a proxy for another system (usually a cloud system).

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The SAP Cloud Identity portfolio


SAP Identity Provisioning (SAP IPS)

  • Cloud-based service for identity lifecycle management

  • Manage users, roles, and groups in cloud and hybrid landscapes

  • Based on the SCIM industry standard

SAP Identity Authentication (SAP IAS)

  • Single sign-on for browser-based applications (cloud and on-premise)

  • Different authentication options

  • Different user store integration scenarios


SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance (SAP IAG)

  • Centralized management of risk and compliance for on-premise and cloud

  • Reduced role management complexity through streamlined design and governance

  • Policy-driven workflow processes for access management and certification

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