Permissions and User Root Sets Evaluations
In addition, authorization concepts ensure that employees do not create beautiful balances and thus cause damage to stakeholders and tax authorities. Misuse of SAP authorizations becomes more difficult and the company is thus protected from significant financial damage as well as reputational damage.
Locking and validity of the user account is done through the user administrator and is also valid for other authentication procedures. This means that a login via SSO is not possible for an invalid user or a user with administrator lock. We therefore always recommend that you prevent access to the system by setting the validity of users. Setting validity on assigned roles also prevents the user from performing actions in the system, but does not generally prevent them from logging in.
Statistical data of other users
With regard to the SAP authorization system, roles and the associated authorization objects, fields and values represent the foundation. Therefore, these check criteria are in the special focus of the authorization analysis of security-relevant characteristics of each authorization administrator. The report RSUSRAUTH is used to display role or authorization data in the respective client. The report analyzes all role data that are anchored in the table AGR_1251. This allows you to quickly find and clean up incorrect and security-critical authorizations not only by selecting the maintenance status of the authorizations, but above all by storing certain authorization objects and controlling them. This ad hoc analysis thus offers you a time-saving method of checking many roles at once according to your own critical characteristics. You can then make full use of this program by importing SAP Note 2069683.
In compliance with the minimum principle and the separation of functions, the roles used must be defined, along with specifications for their naming, structure and use. Close attention should also be paid to the application and allocation process in order to prevent authorization conflicts, which arise primarily as a result of employees' changing or expanding areas of responsibility.
During go-live, the assignment of necessary authorizations is particularly time-critical. The "Shortcut for SAP systems" application provides functions for this purpose, so that the go-live does not get bogged down because of missing authorizations.
You should therefore protect the passwords in your system in various ways.
If the RFC (Remote Function Call) external access permissions are unneatly defined and assigned to the users, the S_TCODE authorization object quickly bypasses the primary protection for bootable applications.