SAP Authorizations FAQ - SAP Corner

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You can maintain the SE97 transaction to determine whether or not a transaction should start at origin. The information in this transaction comes from the TCDCOUPLES table and is included. You have the possibility to amend or supplement the proposals listed here. When the CALL TRANSACTION statement is invoked, additional transaction code pairings are written to the TCDCOUPLES table by activating the authorisation trace through the auth/authorisation_trace profile parameter. The check mark indicates whether the test is carried out. By default, it is set to unkempt after performing the trace. If the check mark is set to YES, the transaction startup permission is performed with the S_TCODE object. If applicable, other permissions maintained by the SE93 transaction are also checked when the transaction is called.

However, the authorization trace is not active by default, but must be explicitly activated via the profile parameter "auth/authorization_trace". In transaction RZ11 you can easily and quickly check if the parameter is already set. The profile parameter is set in transaction RZ10. By default, the profile parameter is active in SAP systems (profile parameter transport/systemtype = SAP) and inactive in customer systems (profile parameter transport/systemtype = CUSTOMER).
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Small companies would theoretically benefit from an authorization tool. However, in many cases the tools are too costly, so the cost-benefit ratio is usually not given.

Now the structure must be filled "with life". To do this, you must first create meaningful subfolders in the customer's own structure. As already mentioned, these are mostly based on the SAP modules. Make sure that you also set your customising for additional add-ons, so that later the work of support organisations is easier. Call the transaction SOBJ. There, you create customising objects that will later be reused in your IMG structure. It is useful to name the object exactly as the corresponding table. This simplifies the later maintenance in the IMG structure. Here you also decide whether and how the tables can possibly be maintained in the productive system. To do this, select the appropriate entries in the Category and Transport fields and check the Current setting option. Repeat this for all custom customising tables that are still needed.

"Shortcut for SAP systems" is a tool that enables the assignment of authorizations even if the IdM system fails.

The configuration data is stored in different configuration stores, depending on the type of configuration.

You can also find some useful tips from practice on the subject of SAP authorizations on the page

You should already create a documentation of the same name with the installation of the Customising objects.
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