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SAP S/4HANA® Launch Pack for Authorizations
You should therefore enforce cryptographic authentication and communication encryption by setting up Secure Network Communication (SNC). SNC provides a strong cryptographic authentication mechanism, encrypts data transmission, and preserves the integrity of the transmitted data. For some time now, SNC is freely available without a SSOMechanism (SSO = Single Sign-on) for SAP GUI and the RFC communication of all SAP NetWeaver customers. You should always implement SNC between SAP GUI and application server, as this communication can also run over open networks. For RFC communication, you need an SNC implementation if you think the data transfer could be intercepted.

All permission checks are issued in table form as an ALV list. You can sort or filter this list by column. Furthermore, all the new features of the transaction ST01, which we listed at the beginning of this tip, have been applied for evaluation. Double-clicking on a authorization object will direct you to the authorization object definition, and double-clicking on the transaction will direct you to the programme location where the permission check is performed. For more tips on how to use this trace, see Tip 32, "Maintain permission values using trace evaluations," and Tip 39, "Maintain suggestion values using trace evaluations.".
The SAP authorization concept
Every action of the emergency user must be traceable, which requires the appropriate configuration of logging components such as the Security Audit Log. After the event, all log files are always evaluated and all details are recorded in documentation. It is also possible to specify in the concept that, in the event of an emergency, extended authorization may be granted to other selected users; this is up to the company to decide.

The passwords of the users are stored in the SAP system as hash values. The quality of the hash values and thus their safety, however, depends on the hash algorithms used. The hash algorithms previously used in SAP systems are no longer considered safe; They can be cracked in a short time using simple technical means. You should therefore protect the passwords in your system in various ways. First, you should severely limit access to the tables where the hash values of the passwords are stored. This applies to the USR02 and USH02 tables and in more recent releases the USRPWDHISTORY table. The best way to assign a separate table permission group to these tables is to do so, as described in Tip 55, "Maintain table permission groups". In addition, you should also control the accesses using the S_TABU_NAM authorization object.

However, if your Identity Management system is currently not available or the approval path is interrupted, you can still assign urgently needed authorizations with "Shortcut for SAP systems".

You must ensure that custom applications are not always visible in the SU24 transaction.

At you will also find a lot of useful information on the subject of SAP authorizations.

This type of programming makes sense if large amounts of data have to be read.
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