What are SAP authorizations?
User Information System (SUIM)
Finally, you must evaluate and implement the results of the preparatory work. The overview allows you to determine which user needs which function groups or function blocks and to set up the permission roles accordingly. You can exclude calls to Destination NONE from your evaluation because these calls are always internal calls to RFC function blocks. In this context, we recommend that you check the mappings for critical function blocks or functional groups.
The most important security services regarding permissions are the EarlyWatch Alert (EWA) and the SAP Security Optimisation Service (SOS). You compare the settings in your SAP systems with the recommendations of SAP. Both services are delivered as partially automated remote services; You can also use the SOS as a fully automated self-service. The EWA and SOS shall carry out eligibility tests, the results of which shall always be as follows: The heading indicates the check in question. A short text describes the importance of the audited entitlement and the risk of unnecessary award. A list indicates the number of users with the validated permission in the different clients of the analysed SAP system. The SOS also allows you to list the users. In the SOS, a recommendation is made for each check to minimise the identified risk. A final formal description represents the checked permissions. However, not only the explicitly mentioned transactions are evaluated, but also equivalent parameter or variant transactions.
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Authorization tools in the SAP GRC Suite ensure that every company can design a highly automated compliance management system that fits exactly. The majority of German companies with an SAP system do not yet use authorization tools. However, the use of SAP authorization tools is a great advantage for many companies. The extent to which the use of authorization tools makes sense depends on the size of a company.
Numbers/reminders: The payment and/or collection procedure shall be managed solely on the basis of information from the collection perspective (in particular Table BSEG). For customer and vendor transactions, the Profit Centre is not included in the SAP journal masks by default, and is therefore not available on the appropriate BSEG document lines. Since numbers and warnings are usually centrally controlled processes, this should not be a problem in practice.
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.
Composite role: Consists of any number of single roles.
However, even in this context space (or ' ') does not need to be explicitly authorized.