AUTHORIZATIONS IN SAP SYSTEMS
When it comes to preparing for the auditor, it should definitely be checked whether all critical authorizations, as well as the important parameters, have been correctly assigned or set up in SAP®. The specifications for this should all be defined in the authorization concept documented in writing and must also be consistent with this. In this context in particular, however, it is not always easy to check all the essential points using the SAP® standard on-board tools. This is where the experienced auditors at IBS Schreiber GmbH can provide support.
A text file is now created under the appropriate path, containing the desired format with the input parameters. Open the data with Microsoft Excel and set your target value list. To do so, delete the line *ECATTDEFAULT. In the VARIANT column, you can simply use a sequential numbering. Save the file in text format, not in any Excel format.
Make mass changes in the table log
Thus, after evaluation, you can select all SAP hints with the status to implement and load directly into the Note Assistant (transaction SNOTE) of the connected system. This is only possible for a development system and if the SAP Solution Manager can use an appropriate RFC connection to the connected system. You should also consider the security advisories that apply to applications that are installed on your system but that you do not use productively. These vulnerabilities can also be used for an attack.
To access business objects or execute SAP transactions, a user requires appropriate authorizations, since business objects or transactions are protected by authorization objects. The authorizations represent instances of the generic authorization objects and are defined according to the employee's activities and responsibilities. The authorizations are combined in an authorization profile that belongs to a role. User administrators then assign the appropriate roles to the employee via the user master record so that the employee can use the respective transactions for his or her tasks in the company.
The possibility of assigning authorizations during the go-live can be additionally secured by using "Shortcut for SAP systems".
Setting the timestamps in the legacy release reduces the effort required to complete step 2a, because only those applications whose SU22 data has been modified are matched.
You can also find some useful tips from practice on the subject of SAP authorizations on the page www.sap-corner.de.
Think of it as a blueprint or a flow rule for how to create new derived roles.