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Sustainably protect your data treasures with the right authorization management
The next step is to maintain the permission values. Here, too, you can take advantage of the values of the permission trace. When you switch from the Role menu to the Permissions tab, you will generate startup permissions for all applications on the Role menu and display default permissions from the permissions suggestions. You can now add these suggested values to the trace data by clicking the button trace in the Button bar. First, select the authorization object that you want to maintain. There can be multiple permissions for each authorization object. Then load the trace data by clicking the Evaluate Trace button. A new window will open again, where you can set the evaluation criteria for the trace and limit the filter for applications either to applications in the menu or to all applications. Once the trace has been evaluated, you will be presented with all checked permission values for the selected authorization object. With the Apply button, you can now take the values line by line, column by column, or field by field.

Access to this data is critical, since the hash values can possibly be decrypted using tools, thus enabling unauthorized logon to the SAP system. Since identical passwords are often used for different systems, the determined password may also be usable for downstream systems. The current or former hash values of the passwords are stored in the tables USR02, USH02, USRPWDHISTORY, USH02_ARC_TMP, VUSER001 and VUSR02_PWD. These tables can be accessed either via classic table access transactions such as SE16 or via database administration transactions such as DBACOCKPIT. The authorizations required for table access via database tools depend on the respective system configuration and should be verified via an authorization trace (transaction STAUTHTRACE), if necessary.
Maintain transaction start permissions on call CALL TRANSACTION
You can do without taking obsolete profile data into account by adding the correction from SAP Note 1819126 and then setting the REC_OBSOLETE_AUTHS customising switch to NO in the table PRGN_CUST. This correction is also important because it fixes runtime problems when releasing role transports, resulting from the correction in SAP Note 1614407. As a general rule, you should always run bulk transport sharing in the background.

The freeware Scribble Papers is a "note box" in which all kinds of data can be stored. It takes in typed texts as well as graphics and entire documents. The data is then organised in folders and pages.

When copying the values to the Clipboard, note that only those values that you have previously marked will be copied to the Clipboard. The value intervals that can be maintained in the permission field values are separated by a tab stop, which is stored on the Clipboard.

The possibility of assigning authorizations during the go-live can be additionally secured by using "Shortcut for SAP systems".

To have these ERP transactions available in SAP SCM, create a new PFCGE role in SAP SCM, e.g. ZS:XXXX:ERP_MENU.

To make this task easier for you, Xiting provides you with a comprehensive analysis tool, the Xiting Role Profiler.
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