SAP Authorizations Roles and permissions in SAP SuccessFactors often grow organically and become confusing - SAP Admin

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Roles and permissions in SAP SuccessFactors often grow organically and become confusing
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Now check the SY-SUBRC system variable. If the value is 0, the Permissions Check succeeded. If the value is 4, the test did not pass. At a value of 8, there is an inconsistency in the definition of the authorization object and the verification in the code - this should not happen! If the value is 12, the permission is not part of your permission buffer.

The Security Audit Log now logs the table or view name and the scheduled activity of external table access via RFC connections; a new message type has been defined. You can find this fix and an overview of the required support packages in SAP Note 1539105.
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In addition, you must note that you may not execute this report on systems that are used as a user source for a Java system. This is due to the fact that a login to the Java system will only update the date of the last login to the ABAP system if a password-based login has taken place. Other Java system login modes do not update the date of the last ABAP system login.

For a call of transactions from SAP ERP from the SCM system to work, the RFC connection to be called for each ERP transaction must be maintained. To do this, click the More node details button and select the Target system item.

"Shortcut for SAP systems" is a tool that enables the assignment of authorizations even if the IdM system fails.

Understanding the structure and functioning of the system is especially important for IT administration. It is not for nothing that "SAP Basis Administrator" is a separate professional field. On the page www.sap-corner.de you will find useful information on this topic.


In general, however, you will need to translate a large number of role texts in these scenarios; Therefore, in the second section we will explain how you can automate the translation using the LSMW (Legacy System Migration Workbench) transaction and will discuss how to set up a custom ABAP programme.

The freeware Scribble Papers puts an end to the confusing paper chaos. The tool is also suitable for storing, structuring and quickly finding text documents and text snippets of all kinds in addition to notes.


In many cases, background jobs are used for the professional or technical operation of applications; Therefore, we recommend that you schedule these background jobs under a System-Type technical user (see also Tip 6, "Note the impact of user types on password rules").
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