Category Archives: SAP Basis

SAP Security and authorization: From concept to implementation

SAP authorization can be both straightforward and confusing at the same time. To make it easy to understand let’s put things this way: The SAP ERP is composed by ABAP programs, which have access groups and access objects, so in … Continue reading

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PFCG – Authorization maintenance

This post demonstrate how you can use the transaction PFCG to create and maintain access to within SAP by creating Roles and Composite Roles. The main idea here is to create a role and make it part of a composite … Continue reading

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Determine if your SAP System is unicode or non-unicode

Here is a quick hint to find out if your SAP System is unicode or not. You can simply call transaction SA38 and run the report RSCPINST. If it is a Unicode system it will appear on the right box … Continue reading

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Analyzing developer traces

When you see errors in SM50, where can you go to further analyze the problem? The answer is: Developer traces. Developer traces will help you identify most problems of the system concerning rfc, s.o, dispatcher, workprocess, database and so on.

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How to send message to single user in SAP

Sometimes you may need to send a message directly to a specific user… the function TH_POPUP is very handy in these cases, all you have to do is: Go to T-Code SE37 and execute the function TH_POPUP by pressing F8

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SUIM to find Single Roles included in Composite roles

Question: How can I find the included single roles of a certain composite role? Answer: Call transaction SUIM, access the menu Roles -> By Role Name, type the name of the composite role and execute. Now you can click on … Continue reading

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