We are used to talk about SAP and its components, but in the following post we will put ourselves into the role of an SAP user faced with the environment we need to protect. This post can be considered an introduction to SAP security and the components we are interested in protecting.
SAP stands for Systems Applications and Products in data processing. It is a Germany-based company which for the last 42 years has been developing the most widely adopted ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems used by the biggest companies in the world.
There are reasons why you might want to check the security (strength) of an SAP implementation's passwords. Maybe during an external SAP security assessment or during an internal review.