Security within the development system
However, the permission trace is a long-term trace that you can turn on using the auth/authorisation_trace dynamic profile parameter. This trace is user- and client-independent. In the USOB_AUTHVALTRC table, the trace supplements the permissions checks that were not captured before the application ran. This function can also be used for customer-specific developments. Now, go to the RZ11 transaction, enter the auth/authorisation_trace parameter name in the selection box, and click View. You will now get to the detailed view of the profile parameter with all properties and the link to a documentation. To turn the trace on, click Change Value and a pop-up window will open. Enter "Y" or "F" for filters here if you want to define a filter (see Tip 38, "Use SU22 and SU24 transactions correctly") and save your input. A warning appears informing you that the parameter value would be reset when the application server is launched.
You noticed that the maintenance status of the permissions in PFCG roles changes when you maintain, change, or manually add authorization objects? Find out what the permission status is. When deleting or adding transactions in the role menu of PFCG roles, the respective permissions in the PFCG role have the Maintenance Status Standard. Add or change the permissions, the Maintenance Status changes to either Care or Changed. You may have seen the Maintenance Status Manual before. What are the background to this maintenance status and what do they actually say?
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You have read that it is possible to perform mass activities, such as mass roll-offs, using standard means. This is all too complicated for you, and you are still looking for simple solutions for role maintenance? I'm sure you'll have a look at tools from SAP partners that promise to help. In this context, we would like to give you some more information in this tip. There is a very practical occasion: We have too often found a "broken" authorisation system with SAP customers, caused by the incorrect application of additional programmes. Sometimes, the role content was misaligned and the suggestion values were not neatly maintained, so at some point the permission administrators couldn't figure out what to do. Therefore, you should check very well whether the tool you are considering is actually suitable for your purposes.
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System Privileges (Database System) permissions: System Privileges are SQL permissions that control administrative actions throughout the database. Such actions include creating a (database) schema (CREATE SCHEMA), creating and modifying roles (ROLE ADMIN), creating and deleting a user (USER ADMIN), or running a database backup (BACKUP ADMIN).
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Authorization tools are a great help in designing a highly automated compliance management system that precisely fits the company's own requirements.