Read the old state and match with the new data
Deleting table change logs
Insert SAP Notes 1656965 and 1793961 into your system. With these hints, the report RSUSR_LOCK_USERS is delivered or extended. This report supports automatic selection and blocking of inactive users. To do this, you have to select the criteria in the selection screen of the RSUSR_LOCK_USERS report, according to which you want to lock or invalidate users. You can determine the choice of users by using various criteria. It is recommended to take into account the period since the last login in the Days since last login field and the password status in the Days since password change field. You have the option to check the result of the selection and view the users found. To do this, select the Test of Selection action in the Select Action pane. You can also choose between the User Lock-outs (Local Lock-outs) and User Unlock (Local Lock-outs) actions in this area. You can set the end of a user's validity by clicking the corresponding options for "today" or "yesterday". Note that you can only set the validity for current users.
Thanks to the new feature provided with the Support Package mentioned in SAP Note 1847663, it is possible to use trace data from the privilege trace in the SU24 transaction for suggestion value maintenance. The system trace that you can call through the ST01 transaction or the STAUTHTRACE transaction (see also Tip 31, "Optimise Trace Evaluation") is a short-term, client-dependent trace that you can restrict to users or applications.
Introduction & Best Practices
With apm Suite, you can put together your individual GRC/SOX-compliant solution for SAP authorizations as needed. This is helpful, for example, to optimally manage SAP roles, for the determination of critical rights, the SAP user application, the auditing of emergency users or the password self service. With apm Suite you will never lose track of your compliance in SAP authorization management.
This also implies that the change documents must be kept in Excel. The Excel file must not be lost or damaged.
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.
For each authorization object, you can maintain field values that appear as suggestion values in the respective roles.
At www.sap-corner.de you will also find a lot of useful information on the subject of SAP authorizations.
In particular, if the Whitelists are not yet maintained, reporting volumes of up to 200 pages are not uncommon.