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Identify Executable Transaction Codes
Manual authorizations
The change management process in the SAP® environment can be quite complex. Since program changes are usually transported into the production system, which can potentially have an impact on the annual financial statements, the audit of the process is an essential part of the annual financial statement audit. For this reason, it must be ensured that the process documentation is up-to-date and complete. It must also be ensured that appropriate classifications are defined for various types of change. This is because the process may subsequently differ for each classification. For example, the extent of the test and release steps varies depending on the criticality of the change, and they may even be shortened considerably for low-risk changes. However, it is crucial to justify this in a comprehensible manner. In the change management process, a sufficient test and release phase should be set up by the responsible department. This process step must also be documented in a comprehensible manner, even if it is not always easy to obtain the necessary evidence from the departments. In this process in particular, it is crucial that a clear dual control principle is established, which ensures that the developer is not also the person who ultimately carries out the transport into the productive environment. In preparation, the documentation should therefore be checked for completeness and up-to-dateness and, in a further step, whether the process defined in it has also been followed throughout the year.

If your user is assigned the privilege ROLE ADMIN (either directly or through a role), you can create your own roles and assign them to users. You can do this by drawing on existing privileges and roles. The privileges themselves are provided by developers with appropriate permissions to create applications, including the privileges they require. Often, as the permission administrator, you do not have the privilege to create privileges. This is also useful because only the application developer can decide what properties the privileges of using the objects in the application should have. The application developer also decides whether his application provides appropriate roles in addition to privileges.
Prevent excessive permissions on HR reporting
It must be clarified in advance what constitutes a recognized "emergency" in the first place and which scenarios do not yet justify activating the highly privileged user. In addition, it may only be approved and activated after a justified request and only under the dual control principle. After use, it must be administratively blocked again immediately.

Until now, there were no ways to define different password rules or password change requirements for these users. Today, this is possible with the security guidelines that you assign to users and clients. In the following we will show you how to define security policies and how they work.

"Shortcut for SAP systems" is a tool that enables the assignment of authorizations even if the IdM system fails.

The complete document can always be validated, if only the information from document header (time 1) or document position (time 2) is available to you, this can also be sufficient depending on the scenario.

You can also find some useful tips from practice on the subject of SAP authorizations on the page

Create a function block in the Customer Name Room.
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