The area of expertise of an SAP Basis Admin should include:
The SAP Authorization Concept course provides a fundamental overview of the SAP authorization concept. The goal is to understand the authorization concept and the ability to define individual authorization profiles. The delivered roles and the profile generator of SAP are used.
He has already gathered a lot of helpful information from the day-to-day business in his department: Johannes knows the RFC interfaces and the corresponding technical RFC users from his work with the applications. He also quickly got the password for various RFC users via the radio ("As long as passwords are only communicated by phone and never exchanged in writing, we are clean!"). And that the RFC users are generously entitled even in productive systems is no longer a secret ("Better to have more permissions than too little; the RFC connections have to run, otherwise there is trouble from the specialist areas!"). Since Johannes has access to the SE37 as a developer, it is not a problem to get the necessary access using the function block BAPI_USER_CHANGE - disguised as RFC User. In short, it changes the user type of a technical RFC user in a production system from
to by calling the function block.
Benefits for your company
SAP Basis administration is distinct from other roles such as ABAP developers and consultants who handle architecture. In many companies, the boundaries between administration and development are blurred. Admins may therefore also be involved in the planning and development of the system.
The default value of the profile parameter is 1, so the weak hashes are generated for each user. Preventing weak password hashes The generation of unsafe hash values can be prevented by setting the login/password_downwards_compatibility profile parameter to 0. Note that a change only takes effect when the instance is restarted!
"Shortcut for SAP Systems" simplifies tasks in the area of the SAP basis and complements missing functions of the standard.
Similarly, a bot can create incidents or notifications when something goes wrong.
A key user who has the necessary permissions is on vacation and needs a representation.