Authorizations in SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori

  • 9h 41m
  • Alessandro Banzer, Alexander Sambill
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2022

Develop a complete authorization concept for SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori with this guide! Start by understanding how authorizations work in an ABAP system and exploring the main transactions you’ll use for configuration. Then learn to create roles with Transaction SU24 and the Profile Generator, track and correct missing authorizations with traces, manage users, and more. See how SAP Access Control can be a useful tool to manage authorizations and learn to migrate authorizations to SAP S/4HANA.

  • Configure and maintain ABAP authorizations for SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori
  • Work with roles, profiles, authorization objects, and system traces
  • Maintain system users, manage roles with SAP Access Control, and more

About the Author

Alessandro Banzer is the chief executive officer of Xiting. He has worked in information technology since 2004, specializing in SAP since 2009. Since then, Alessandro has been involved with global SAP projects in various roles. Alessandro is an active contributor and moderator in the governance, risk, and compliance space on SAP Community, as well as a speaker at SAPPHIRE, ASUG, SAPinsider, and other SAP-related events. He holds a degree in business information technology, as well as an Executive Master of Business Administration from Hult International Business School in London, UK.

Alexander Sambill is a senior SAP security consultant and certified SAP trainer at Xiting Germany. He is a security-minded professional with consulting and sales experience in many industries. During his years of work within SAP security, he specialized himself for SAP authorizations in SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA with SAP Fiori. Alexander leads authorization migration and redesign projects for small and large enterprises, educates customers, and solves individual custom use cases. He is also a federally certified instructor (IHK) in commerce and industry. Alexander is a passionate writer and active blogger of technical and scientific articles, e-books, white papers, surveys, and more about SAP security and authorizations. He is also the content manager of publications for SAP authorizations at Xiting AG. Before starting work for Xiting, he received his master of business administration from the Technical University of Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. Alexander lives in Germany and loves to soak up new energy by hiking and cycling in the Ore Mountains or playing table tennis.

In this Book

  • Dear Reader,
  • Notes on Usage
  • Preface
  • Introduction to SAP Authorizations
  • ABAP Authorization Concept
  • Designing Authorization Concepts
  • Xiting Authorizations Management Suite
  • Transaction SU24—Authorization Default Values
  • Role Maintenance in Transaction PFCG
  • Authorization Analysis, Trace Tools, and Authorization Debugging
  • SAP Fiori Authorizations
  • User Maintenance
  • Access Governance with SAP Access Control and SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance
  • Interface Authorizations and Hardening of Interfaces
  • Migrating Authorizations to SAP S/4HANA
  • Migrating Authorizations to SAP S/4HANA with the Xiting Authorizations Management Suite
  • Service Pages
  • Legal Notes
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