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In-house role maintenance
You assign a reference user to a dialogue user by registering the reference user for additional rights in the SU01 transaction on the Roles tab in the Reference User field. If you are using Central User Administration (ZBV), the assignment applies to all connected systems. If the reference user does not exist in one of the systems, the mapping is ignored. However, the use of reference users also creates risks. This makes it easier to summarise permissions because it is difficult to keep track of the assigned permissions. In SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.0 and above, reference users are considered in the reports of the user information system.
If RFC function modules are called via RFC connections (for example, from an RFC client program or another system), an authorization check is performed on authorization object S_RFC in the called system. This check checks the name of the function group to which the function module belongs. If this check fails, the system also checks the authorizations for the name of the function module. Configure this check with the auth/rfc_authority_check parameter.
In many SAP environments, there are historically grown authorization structures that cause unnecessary security gaps. These should be examined closely.
Employees should only be able to access data relevant to their work, country or accounting area in tables? Set up organisational criteria to ensure this. Do you want users to be able to read or maintain specific tables, but only have access to the table contents that are relevant to them? The S_TABU_DIS and S_TABU_NAM permissions objects allow you to access the tables, but if you want a user to see or maintain only parts of the table, these authorization objects will reach their limits.
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In addition to the partially available online help for individual authorization objects, the question arises as to how the documentation for the authorization object can be called up.
Since many standard tables do not have a table permission group assigned to them and therefore automatically end up in the table permission group &NC&, you should restrict access to this table permission group.