Application Link Enabling (ALE) technology enables communication between SAP and external systems such as the Identity Vault (eDirectory). ALE is comprised of various components. If you want to distribute User modification data automatically from the SAP system to the Identity Vault, you must configure the ALE and CUA systems. If your integration requires only reading and writing data to the SAP system, this configuration is not necessary.
When you configure the SAP system to enable the driver, you should consider the following ALE components and their relationship to the driver:
Refer to Section 5.0, Configuring the SAP System for instructions on how to configure these SAP system parameters.