Advantages of authorization tools
This function was not part of the standard delivery. With the support package named in SAP Note 1860162, the transaction SAIS_SEARCH_APPL is now delivered. This transaction allows you to verify that other applications have startup properties similar to those available in a particular application. For example, we searched for applications with similar functionality as the PPOME transaction provides.
Insert SAP Notes 1656965 and 1793961 into your system. With these hints, the report RSUSR_LOCK_USERS is delivered or extended. This report supports automatic selection and blocking of inactive users. To do this, you have to select the criteria in the selection screen of the RSUSR_LOCK_USERS report, according to which you want to lock or invalidate users. You can determine the choice of users by using various criteria. It is recommended to take into account the period since the last login in the Days since last login field and the password status in the Days since password change field. You have the option to check the result of the selection and view the users found. To do this, select the Test of Selection action in the Select Action pane. You can also choose between the User Lock-outs (Local Lock-outs) and User Unlock (Local Lock-outs) actions in this area. You can set the end of a user's validity by clicking the corresponding options for "today" or "yesterday". Note that you can only set the validity for current users.
The advantage of this feature is that administrators can parse failed permission checks regardless of end users. End users can save their unsuccessful checks to the database using the Save ( ) button. As an administrator, you can also back up failed permission checks from other users. The Saved Checks button also gives you access to this information afterwards. The automatic storage carried out when the old transaction SU53 was called is omitted because it overwrote the last recording. You can also load the results into an Excel file to allow a more comfortable evaluation.
In the display image of your selected table, go to the Tools menu and select Assign Permissions Group. On the following image, you can then change the association with a table permission group or assign a new permission group. To do this, click the View/Modify button ( ) and enter your permission group in the Permission field.
For the assignment of existing roles, regular authorization workflows require a certain minimum of turnaround time, and not every approver is available at every go-live. With "Shortcut for SAP systems" you have options to assign urgently needed authorizations anyway and to additionally secure your go-live.
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Claudia does not need additional permissions for its own spool jobs that are not protected with a special permission value.
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Finally, you must evaluate and implement the results of the preparatory work.