Know why which user has which SAP authorization
SAP authorizations control the access options of users in an SAP system, for example to personal data. Managing this access securely is essential for every company. This makes authorization concepts, authorization tools and automated protection of the SAP system all the more important.
The Enable Transport Recording button allows you to save the changes in the roles on a transport order. For information on the validity of the PFCG_ORGFIELD_ROLES report, see SAP Note 1624104.
Consulting firms adjust the roles and authorizations in retrospect. This usually means "making the best of it" and making ad hoc adjustments - in other words, not fixing the root cause and cleaning up from scratch. Companies should therefore ask themselves: how can this be avoided? What requirements must a DSGVO-compliant authorization concept fulfill? How can we remain meaningful regarding the authorizations of specific individuals in the system and the purpose of the authorizations?
If such information is available from the past, it should be checked whether all topics have been implemented in accordance with the comments. If one or the other recommendation has not been implemented, this circumstance should in any case be documented in a comprehensible manner, or it should be possible to provide a comprehensible justification. However, it is not sufficient to focus only on the improvement potentials that have been presented, because it must be ensured that all those points that have not been criticized in the past will continue to fit. Preparation is made much more difficult if there are no helpful comments or reports from the previous fiscal year, or if it is a first-time audit or a change of auditor. What all does the IT auditor look at during the annual audit? There are topics that every auditor looks at because there are standards for doing so, however it is common for the auditor to perform additional audit procedures in the IT audit depending on the strategy of the overall audit. In this newsletter we want to focus on the most important standard audit topics on the process level and the IT controls defined therein in the context of the SAP® system.
Assigning a role for a limited period of time is done in seconds with "Shortcut for SAP systems" and allows you to quickly continue your go-live.
The profile parameter is set in transaction RZ10.
The e-mail creator is the one who ran the application in the context of which the e-mail was created.