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Configuration validation gives you an overview of the homogeneity of your system landscape. Typical criteria are operating system versions, kernel patch levels, and the status of specific transport jobs or security settings. The following security settings can be monitored using configuration validation: Gateway settings, profile parameters, security notes, permissions. As part of the comparison, you can define rules that determine whether the configuration is rule-compliant or not. If the configuration meets the defined values in the rule, it will be assigned Conform status. You can then evaluate this status through reporting.
If the system trace has recorded permission data for this authorization object, it will appear in the right pane of the window. In the left pane, you can see the existing suggestion values. If you notice that you do not have any suggestion values that you think are necessary and have been recorded by the trace, you can set the suggestion values to Yes by selecting the appropriate row, column or field in the right pane and clicking the Apply button. You are free to make any manual adjustments to the field values. Afterwards, confirm maintenance and your changes are saved for this authorization object. Do the same for all other authorization objects.
After defining the roles and generating the corresponding authorization profiles, the individual persons in the company are then assigned to the roles. In the process, the so-called user comparison takes place and the role-specific authorizations are stored in the user master record. The master record contains all information about an SAP user, including authorizations.
The general SAP authorizations are used most often and for many things they are sufficient. For example, if only the HR department has access to the SAP HCM system. However, if other users come onto the system and you only want to allow them access to a limited number of personnel, then in the case of the general authorizations you have to deal with the organization key of infotype 1 (VSDK1), which must be hard-coded into the authorization roles. If ESS/MSS or Manager Desktop etc. now come into play, however, this means a large number of authorization roles, namely a separate one for each manager. This makes maintenance and servicing very time-consuming and your authorization concept becomes opaque, which in turn brings the much-quoted auditor onto the scene.
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".
It's never too late to rethink your authorization concept.
To ensure that a user has the appropriate permissions when performing an action, users are subject to authorization checks.