Use table editing authorization objects
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.
If such information is available from the past, it should be checked whether all topics have been implemented in accordance with the comments. If one or the other recommendation has not been implemented, this circumstance should in any case be documented in a comprehensible manner, or it should be possible to provide a comprehensible justification. However, it is not sufficient to focus only on the improvement potentials that have been presented, because it must be ensured that all those points that have not been criticized in the past will continue to fit. Preparation is made much more difficult if there are no helpful comments or reports from the previous fiscal year, or if it is a first-time audit or a change of auditor. What all does the IT auditor look at during the annual audit? There are topics that every auditor looks at because there are standards for doing so, however it is common for the auditor to perform additional audit procedures in the IT audit depending on the strategy of the overall audit. In this newsletter we want to focus on the most important standard audit topics on the process level and the IT controls defined therein in the context of the SAP® system.
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You can still assign roles and profiles to a user if you have the appropriate permissions to these activities. As long as no user group is associated with the user, permissions for any user group will be sufficient. If you assign a user group to the newly created user, all the checks will be repeated for that user group.
During go-live, the assignment of necessary authorizations is particularly time-critical. The "Shortcut for SAP systems" application provides functions for this purpose, so that the go-live does not get bogged down because of missing authorizations.
You can exclude certain words or special characters as passwords by entering them in the USR40 table.
This way, you can again erase your access restrictions, which were previously painstakingly defined in a permission concept.