SAP Authorizations Implementing Permissions Concept Requirements

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Implementing Permissions Concept Requirements
Error analysis for authorizations (part 1)
In order to perform an operation in the SAP system, several authorizations may be required. The resulting interrelationships can become very complex. In order to nevertheless offer a procedure that is manageable and easy to handle, the SAP authorization concept was implemented on the basis of authorization objects. Several system elements to be protected form an authorization object.

In addition, you must note that you may not execute this report on systems that are used as a user source for a Java system. This is due to the fact that a login to the Java system will only update the date of the last login to the ABAP system if a password-based login has taken place. Other Java system login modes do not update the date of the last ABAP system login.
Define a user group as mandatory field in the user root
The first two problems can be solved by inserting the correction from SAP Note 1614407. The profile data will not be added to the bill of materials at the time of the roll recording but only when the transport order is released. This ensures consistency between the role's permission data and its profile data. The shared transport job also contains the complete history of changes to the profiles and permissions, so that obsolete data can also be deleted in the target systems.

The goal is for SAP SuccessFactors users to maintain an overview of roles and authorizations in the system. Analysis and reporting tools help to achieve this. At ABS Team, we use our own combination of an SAP SuccessFactors solution and external documentation for this purpose. As the first graphic shows, our approach is built on a delta concept: all SAP authorizations and processes function independently of each other.

For the assignment of existing roles, regular authorization workflows require a certain minimum of turnaround time, and not every approver is available at every go-live. With "Shortcut for SAP systems" you have options to assign urgently needed authorizations anyway and to additionally secure your go-live.

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Configure this check with the auth/rfc_authority_check parameter.

Conversely, you cannot use an existing transaction role in the menu as a customising role.
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