IBM Security Identity Adapter 7.1.5 SAP HANA - Release notes

 IBM Security Identity Adapter 7.1.5 for SAP HANA is available. Compatibility, installation, and other getting-started issues are addressed.




These Release Notes contain information for the following products that was not available when the IBM Security Identity Server manuals were printed:

Adapter Features and Purpose


The IBM Security Identity Adapter for SAP HANA Database is designed to create and manage accounts on SAP HANA Database. The adapter runs in "agentless" mode and communicates using JDBC to the HANA Database being managed.

IBM recommends the installation of this Adapter (and the prerequisite IBM Security Directory Integrator) on each node of an IBM Security Identity Server WAS cluster. A single copy of the adapter can handle multiple IBM Security Identity Server Services. The deployment configuration is based, in part, on the topology of your network domain, but the primary factor is the planned structure of your IBM Security Identity Server Provisioning Policies and Approval Workflow process. Please refer to the IBM Knowledge Center for a discussion of these topics.

The IBM Security Identity Server Adapters are powerful tools that require Administrator Level authority. Adapters operate much like a human system administrator, creating accounts, permissions and home directories. Operations requested from the IBM Security Identity Server will fail if the Adapter is not given sufficient authority to perform the requested task. IBM recommends that this Adapter run with administrative (SYSTEM) permissions.


License Agreement


Review and agree to the terms of the IBM Security Identity Adapter License prior to using this product. The license can be viewed from the "license" folder included in the product package.


Contents of this Release

Adapter Version



Build Date

2019 January 23 00.23.52

Adapter Version


Component Versions

Adapter build:



Dispatcher 7.0.39 and above


The following guides are available in the IBM Knowledge Centre:

Installation and Configuration Guide for IBM Security Identity Adapter for SAP HANA

New Feature

Enhancement # (FITS)



Items included in current release (7.1.5)




Items included in 7.1.4 release

RTC 174561

Verify and Certify SAP HANA 2.02


Items included in 7.0.3 release


RTC 151784

Add Support for Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI) v5.2.2


This adapter is now designed for use with IBM Security Identity Manager, Privileged Identity Manager, and Identity Governance and Intelligence.


Items included in 7.0.2 release


Items included in 7.0.1 release

 RTC Loading...  142436

Certified adapter for SAP HANA Platf. Ed. 1.0 SPS11 (SAP HANA DB 1.00.110)

Initial Release.

Closed Issues



PMR# / Description



Items closed in current release (7.1.5)

RTC 182166


As an SAP Hana Developer, I must ensure that the adapter should assign role, system privileges and application privileges to the User



Items closed in 7.1.4 release






Items closed in 7.0.3 release






Items closed in 7.0.2 release



SAP Hana adapter add operation does not preserve the attributes in ISIM



Items included in 7.0.1 release


Initial Release.

Known Issues



PMR# / Description




Known Limitations



PMR# / Description




Adapter does not support modifying the user/eruid attribute of SAP HANA




The following attributes are not supported: Object Privileges, Analytic Privileges, Package Privileges.

Installation and Configuration Notes

See the Installation and Configuration guide for IBM Security Identity Adapter for SAP HANA Database for detailed instructions.

Corrections to Install guide:

The following correction to the Installation Guide applies to this release:


Installation and Configuration Notes


Customizing or Extending Adapter Features


IBM Security Identity Server adapters can be customized and/or extended. The type and method of this customization may vary from adapter to adapter.

Getting Started

Customizing and extending adapters requires a number of additional skills. The developer must be familiar with the following concepts and skills prior to beginning the modifications:

Note: If the customization requires a new IBM Security Directory Integrator connector, the developer must also be familiar with IBM Security Directory Integrator connector development and working knowledge of Java programming language.

IBM Security Identity Server Resources:

Check the "Training" link in the Tools and Resources section of the  IBM Knowledge Center   for links to training, publications, and demos.

IBM Security Directory Integrator Resources:

Check the "Training" link in the Tools and Resources section of the IBM Security Directory Integrator Support web site for links to training, publications, and demos.

Support for Customized Adapters

An integration to IBM Security Identity Server "the adapter framework" is supported. However, IBM does not support the customizations, scripts, or other modifications. If you experience a problem with a customized adapter, IBM Support may require the problem to be demonstrated on the GA version of the adapter before a PMR is opened.


Supported Configurations

Installation Platform

The IBM Security Identity Adapter for SAP HANA Database was built and tested on the following product versions.


Adapter Installation Platform: 


Note:  The adapter supports IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.2, which is available only to customers who have the correct entitlement. Contact your IBM representative to find out if you have the entitlement to download IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.2.


Managed Resource:




IBM Security Identity Manager:

IBM Security Identity Manager v7.0 

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager (PIM):

ISPIM v2.0

ISPIM v2.1

Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI):

IGI v5.2.1

IGI v5.2.2

IGI v5.2.3

IGI v5.2.4



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