User master data
Using eCATT to maintain roles
All external services for cross-navigation are stored in the role menu in the GENERIC_OP_LINKS folder. In addition to this information, this folder also contains external services that represent the already mentioned area start pages and logical links. You can delete the latter, as these are duplicates from the other folders or non-relevant external services. Now, to set up correct permissions for the non-manageable external services in the GENERIC_OP_LINKS folder, you can identify the external services you need for your CRM business role and delete all other external services. However, as I said, there is a risk that too many external services will be deleted and cross-navigation or calling the saved searches will no longer work. It is better to move the GENERIC_OP_LINKS folder to a separate role.
Entry into role maintenance requires the transport permission (S_USER_AGR, ACTVT = 02) in addition to the modification permission (S_USER_AGR, ACTVT = 21). If role recording requires creating new transport jobs or tasks, you need permissions to the transport objects (e.g. S_TRANSPRT with TTYPE = CUST or TASK and ACTVT = 02).
Software license management is essential to get an accurate overview of all SAP transactions. We provide you with a transaction database in which the transactions are evaluated with named user license types. Your advantage: the actual usage of your SAP users is matched with the transaction database. "SAP direct access" analyzes the licenses for actual usage and classifies the critical cases. With SAP license optimization we maintain your individual license contracts and compare the results with LAW. We can point out discrepancies, including drill-down to user/client level, directly.
You can't keep an eye on everything. Therefore, avoid that your colleagues do not assign users to a user group, and thus ensure that the user master data maintenance permissions check is correct. You do not want a user without a user group to be able to be created in your SAP systems? Users without a user group can be changed by all administrators with permission for any user group. You should also prevent incomplete permission checks when assigning roles and profiles to users without a permission group. Because it is possible to assign roles and permissions to a user first, and then assign a user group that does not have permission to assign roles and profiles. Finally, do you want to change the user group for an existing user without having permission for the new user group? In the following section we will show you how to secure your user master data maintenance.
"Shortcut for SAP systems" is a tool that enables the assignment of authorizations even if the IdM system fails.
Additional checks should be performed on document transactions in specific processes.
In the SPTH table, you can define access rights for paths and whether you want to perform an additional permission check on the S_PATH object.