SAP Authorizations Security Automation for SAP Security Checks - SAP Admin

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Security Automation for SAP Security Checks
Solution approaches for efficient authorizations
For even more extensive operations on jobs, there must be an authorization for object S_BTCH_ADM, in which the field BTCADMIN (identifier for the batch administrator) has the value 'Y'. This allows cross-client operations on any job. S_BTCH_ADM with value 'Y' thus also contains the objects S_BTCH_JOB action * and S_BTCH_NAM and S_BTCH_NA1 with user/program = *. Therefore, this is a very critical authorization because it allows an identity change. With the changes mentioned in note 1702113, the S_BTCH_ADM object can be used to restrict the authorization assignment more precisely.

If you want your own developments to meet your security requirements, just like the standard, you must assign table permission groups to the custom tables. Custom tables, or SAP standard tables that you want to protect in particular, belong to separate, if applicable, customer-specific table permission groups. If extensive permissions are to be granted for system administration or certain applications, this is done with the S_TABU_DIS authorization object for the table permission group. 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. For example, certain tables such as T000 (clients) are in a large table permission group (SS: RS: SAP control); therefore, it is better to restrict access via a separate table permission group. You should also always assign custom tables to a table permission group, otherwise they will also be assigned the table permission group &NC&. Therefore, we will explain below how you can create table permission groups and map tables.
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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.

The Permissions check continues again if the table in question is a client-independent table. This is done by checking the S_TABU_CLI authorization object, which decides on maintenance permissions for client-independent tables. For example, the T000 table is a table that is independent of the client and would be validated. To enable a user to maintain this table by using the SM30 transaction, you must maintain the S_TABU_CLI authorization object, in addition to the table permission group or specific table, as follows: CLIIDMAINT: X.

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These user types control the login behaviour and also the impact of password rules on the user.

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Any deviation from the defined process must be fully documented and justified.
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