Important components in the authorization concept
What are SAP authorizations?
In many SAP environments, there are historically grown authorization structures that cause unnecessary security gaps. These should be examined closely.
Now maintain the permissions and organisation levels. If possible, use organisational level values in the note, which you can find well in other numbers later on, i.e. about 9999 or 1234. After generating and saving the role, you will be returned to eCATT. There you will be asked if you want to accept the data and confirm with Yes. You have now successfully recorded the blueprint. Now the slightly trickier part follows: The identification of the values to be changed at mass execution. In the editor of your test configuration, the record you created is located at the bottom of the text box. We can now execute the test script en masse with any input. We need a test configuration for this. In the example Z_ROLLOUT_STAMMDATEN, enter a corresponding name and click the Create Object button. On the Attribute tab, specify a general description and component. On the Configuration tab, select the test script you created earlier in the corresponding field. Then click the Variants tab. The variants are the input in our script. Since we do not know the format in which eCATT needs the input values, it is helpful to download it first. To do this, select External Variants/Path and click Download Variants. 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.
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From release 10.1, SAP Access Control supports the creation of users and the assignment of roles and privileges in HANA databases. If you use the concept of business roles in SAP Access Control, you can achieve an automatic installation of the users in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and HANA database and the assignment of the ABAP and HANA technical roles (or privileges) when assigning a business role.
Repair defective field list in SU24 suggestion values: This function verifies that all the authorization objects used in the permission proposals are consistent, that is, fit to the authorization object definitions from transaction SU21. If there are no permission fields or if there are too many entries, these data will be corrected in the proposal values.
Assigning a role for a limited period of time is done in seconds with "Shortcut for SAP systems" and allows you to quickly continue your go-live.
You will have already learned that this task can be very complex.
You can also find some useful tips from practice on the subject of SAP authorizations on the page www.sap-corner.de.
The goal is to define so-called job roles, which represent job profiles at the job level.