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Using various user, administration and monitoring tools, the SAP Basis system is controlled and managed by an administrator, who is thus responsible for its trouble-free operation. Many companies hand over these tasks to an external service provider.
Since innovations through IoT (Internet of Things) or big data scenarios not only affect the SAP basis, but also highlight products and services for customers of their own company, the role of the SAP basis in relation to these scenarios and services must be clearly defined. In general, the SAP basis sees its responsibility here in the connectivity to the corporate network or the enterprise systems, which lie in the responsibility of the SAP basis. The support of the applications, based on the technologies as well as the associated services, is the responsibility of the respective department that offers this service. A SAP-based support service must be agreed and regulated during the conception.
Automation of processes In an IDM, IT business processes, creating, modifying and deleting a user are defined centrally by means of a unique set of rules. All the necessary steps are then completed using automated workflows. User administration no longer has to be administered separately for each system, but only in a single point of administration. Data Consistency Employee data is created only once in a leading system in an IDM architecture. All attached systems use this data in their user management on demand. In a change of department or a new activity, permissions are automatically adjusted. Security and Documentation In a centralised user administration, users can be locked down efficiently on all systems or access rights can be changed. The connection to the personnel process automatically initiates the change process as soon as the master record is adjusted in the Human Resources Department. Documentation solutions can also be used to archive all processes without any gaps. This creates transparency which also facilitates the detection of a functioning and secure authorisation concept during audit tests. Requirements for IDM systems People get electronic identity attributes describe the role of the person Quality requirements Reliability: Abuse prevention Readability: Documentation and logging Failover: Back-up systems in compliance with legal requirements Data Protection Act What should be taken into account in application processes? When implementing an IDM and also in the day-to-day operation of an IDM, there are certain things that should be taken into account when applying. I have summarised the most important points in the form of a checklist.
At the same time, there is a need to return the solutions to the SAP standard. A collaborative approach between departments and IT technology is required to assess IT technical and business benefits. It is also necessary to check whether the adaptation of business processes to avoid modifications to the implementation may be more effective and therefore more cost-effective. This must be evaluated and decided jointly. As a result, we recommend defining and implementing business standards for creating and maintaining solutions.
Use "Shortcut for SAP Systems" to accomplish many tasks in the SAP basis more easily and quickly.
In the Test_Schmidt1 role, the transactions MM01 and MM02 were entered in the Role menu.
Strategically, completely self-hosted SAP systems are becoming rarer and the proportion of customers using an SAP system from the cloud is increasing.