SAP Authorizations Conclusion

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In a redesign, we follow the principle of job-related workstation roles to technically map the job profile of the employees. To minimize the effort for the same job profiles with different organizational affiliations, the organizational units are inherited via an additional role. The separation of technical and organizational requirements greatly simplifies role development and modification. If certain people, such as team leaders, require extended authorizations, key user roles are developed for them, which extend the existing job role.

Many companies are currently converting their current SAP systems from an ERP state to an SAP S/4HANA system. Through this conversion, many technical and also organizational components come upon the respective companies. The time factor for determining, organizing and implementing the necessary components should not be underestimated. The area of security is often neglected in thought, but can lead to major problems and possibly image-related damage - and resulting financial losses - in retrospect. For this reason, the implementation of a comprehensive authorization concept should be considered as early as possible in the project phase, as several components are intertwined here.
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The SAP standard offers various ways to record and play on a massive scale. These tools are generally available for all operations in the SAP system, not just for role maintenance. Therefore, they are also more complex to operate, in order to be able to cover as flexibly as possible all possible application scenarios. eCATT is also no exception, so many users are still afraid to use it. But we can tell you from experience: After the second or third time, the creation of the test scripts is so quick that you'll wonder why you haven't always done it this way.

For even more extensive operations on jobs, there must be an authorization for object S_BTCH_ADM, in which the field BTCADMIN (identifier for the batch administrator) has the value 'Y'. This allows cross-client operations on any job. S_BTCH_ADM with value 'Y' thus also contains the objects S_BTCH_JOB action * and S_BTCH_NAM and S_BTCH_NA1 with user/program = *. Therefore, this is a very critical authorization because it allows an identity change. With the changes mentioned in note 1702113, the S_BTCH_ADM object can be used to restrict the authorization assignment more precisely.

With "Shortcut for SAP systems" you can automate the assignment of roles after a go-live.

The freeware Scribble Papers is a "note box" in which all kinds of data can be stored. It takes in typed texts as well as graphics and entire documents. The data is then organised in folders and pages.

This is done by analogy when you use the Central User Administration (ZBV).

We show you how to do this and what you need to pay attention to.
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