SAP Data Analytics
Excursus Special feature for authorizations for FIORI Apps under S/4HANA
TMSADM: The user TMSADM serves the communication between SAP systems in the transport management system and is automatically created in the client 000 when they are configured. TMSADM only has the permissions to access the common transport directory, view in the change and transport management system, and the necessary RFC permissions. Safeguard measures: Change the user's passwords in each client. There is the report TMS_UPDATE_PWD_OF_TMSADM, which you have to start in the client 000. This is only possible if you have administrator privileges on all systems in the landscape and the password rules of the systems are compatible. After the report has been successfully passed, all TMSADM users of the landscape in the client 000 and their destinations have the same new password.
The high manual maintenance effort of derived roles during organisational changes bothers you? Use the variants presented in this tip for mass maintenance of role derivations. Especially in large companies, it often happens that a worldwide, integrated ERP system is used, for example, for accounting, distribution or purchasing. You will then have to limit access to the various departments, for example to the appropriate booking groups, sales organisations or purchasing organisations. In the permission environment, you can work with reference roles and role derivations in such cases. This reduces your administrative overhead for maintaining functional permissions and reduces the maintenance effort for role derivations to adapt the so-called organisational fields. However, maintaining the organisational fields can mean enormous manual work for you, as the number of role derivations can become very large. For example, if your company has 100 sales organisations and 20 sales roles, you already have 2,000 role outlets. Here we present possible approaches to reduce this manual effort.
Use SU22 and SU24 transactions correctly
Since the introduction of the security policy in SAP NetWeaver 7.31, this report has changed. In older releases, instead of the security policy overview, a profile parameter selection page is offered in the report's startup screen. If you select Show Profile Parameters in this selection view, you will see an overview of the Profile Parameters settings in the upper half of the screen. Here you should pay particular attention to the setting of the parameter login/no_ automatic_user_sapstar and check its setting even after the switch to the security policy.
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The proposed values in the SU24 transaction are an imperative for the maintenance of PFCG roles, as these values are used when creating PFCG roles. The better these values are maintained, the less effort is required to maintain the PFCG roles (see figure next page). You may ask yourself in which cases it makes sense to adjust the proposed values, since they have such a large impact on the maintenance of roles.
If you get into the situation that authorizations are required that were not considered in the role concept, "Shortcut for SAP systems" allows you to assign the complete authorization for the respective authorization object.
The first step in the cleanup process is therefore to find out whether the current authorization concept is sufficient and a cleanup is the best way forward, or whether a rebuild of the authorization concept is necessary.
Here we show you the settings for the Session Manager, the Profile Generator or the User Care.