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User master data
This start authorization check is delivered inactive. To use it, you must activate it. After activation, you can use authorizations to control which Web Dynpro ABAP applications users are allowed to run. For the start authorization check of Web Dynpro ABAP applications, the system uses the authorization object S_START in the same way as the authorization object S_TCODE for transactions. The object has the fields AUTHPGMID, AUTHOBJTYP and AUTHOBJNAM, which correspond to the key fields PGMID, OBJECT and OBJ_NAME of the object catalog (table TADIR). So, during the start authorization check, the Web Dynpro ABAP runtime checks the key of the object catalog entry for the Web Dynpro ABAP application.

You will find all the user favourites of a system in the SMEN_BUFFC table; additionally there is the table SMEN_BUFFI, in which the links from the favourite lists are stored. You can simply export this table to Microsoft Excel and then evaluate it. At this point, however, we would like to point out that you may not evaluate the favourites without prior consultation with the users, because the stored favourites are user-related and therefore personal data. The SMEN_BUFFC table contains various fields that determine the structure of the placed favourites. For example, you can create folders in your favourites to sort them. This folder structure can also be found in the SMEN_BUFFC table. However, the entries themselves that you will find in the REPORT field are important for the re-creation of a permission concept. The REPORTTYPE field tells you whether the entry in question is, for example, a transaction or a Web-Dynpro application. In the TEXT field, if required, you will find the description of the favourite entry. In addition, you should also pay attention to the TARGET_SYS field, since favourites can also be entered for other systems, in this case an RFC target system is entered under TARGET_SYS.
Lack of definition of an internal control system (ICS)
Your system has inactive users? This is not only a security risk, as they often use an initial password, but also creates unnecessary licence costs. There will always be inactive users in your SAP system. There may be several reasons for this. For example, they may be management level users that are virtually unused because they are not using the ERP system. It could also be that employees no longer use their SAP user due to a change of position or that outsiders do not work on the SAP system for a while. In any case, you should ensure that these inactive users are either blocked or invalidated. Up to now, you had to select all inactive users with the help of the RSUSR200 report and then manually transfer them into the SU10 transaction to perform the blocking. You can now do this automatically.

An SAP authorization concept is used to map relevant legal standards and internal company regulations to the technical protection options within an SAP system. Authorization concepts are thus the key to optimal protection of your system - both externally and internally.

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

These include the current date of execution, the verifier's user ID, a check status that you assign yourself, a weighting, and a justification for the check status that you also enter into a text box.

You can generate a password using the GENERATE_PWD import parameter of the BAPI BAPI_USER_CHANGE.
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