Your guide to authorizations across the entire SAP landscape!

Cover of Authorizations in SAP Software: Design and Configuration Cover of Authorizations in SAP Software: Design and Configuration

Authorizations in SAP Software: Design and Configuration







684 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-342-1
684 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-691-0
684 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-692-7
Authorizations aren't easy, but this book is here to help. Learn how to develop a meaningful authorization concept that meets statutory requirements and is tailored to your business processes. Explore the SAP tools and functions that play a role in designing and implementing an authorizations concept. In addition to discussions of SAP IdM, CUA, SAP Access Control, and the UME, you’ll learn about authorizations across the entire SAP landscape (SAP ERP, HCM, CRM, SRM, and BW).
  • Explains the business, organizational, and legal framework requirements for authorizations
  • Provides an overview of the technical fundamentals and customization of authorizations in SAP
  • Includes chapters on authorizations in web UIs and SAP Access Control
About the Book About the E-book 684 pages, hardcover, 1.5 in. Foreword by Hakan Yuksel, Managing Director, SAP (Switzerland) AG. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 50# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in black and white. PDF (71 MB), EPUB (33 MB), and MOBI file (62 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Organizational Permissions

    Learn how to develop a systematic differentiation of roles and permissions in SAP ERP. You’ll also learn how to assign roles for the organizational management of SAP ERP HCM.

  2. Legal Frameworks

    Discover the legal and regulatory scenarios (i.e., accounting law and data governance) that are relevant to your business, and how they fit into the authorization concept.

  3. SAP Tools for Change Management

    Master the essential tools for authorizations management, including the Role Manager, CUA, SAP Access Control, SAP Net-Weaver IdM, UME, and more.

  4. Technical Basics and Customizing

    Learn which features are relevant to user maintenance and the basic settings necessary for a meaningful functional separation.

  5. Authorizations in SAP Systems

    Gain an in-depth understanding of the core processes of SAP ERP, as well as the specific requirements of SAP ERP HCM, SAP CRM, SAP SRM, and SAP NetWeaver.

Highlights include:

  • Organization and permissions
  • Legal framework
  • System preferences and customizing
  • Role assignment via Organizational Manager
  • Role Manager
  • Central User Administration (CUA)
  • SAP NetWeaver Identity Management (IdM)
  • SAP Access Control
  • User Management Engine (UME)
  • Authorizations in HCM, CRM, SRM, and BW
  • Permissions in Financial Accounting
»An essential guide to authorizations in SAP.«

Volker Lehnert has worked for SAP (Switzerland) AG since 2008, where he is a consultant on all topics concerning the authorization system, and continuously returns the authorization system to its core questions: business functions, organizational concepts, and legal requirements.

Katharina Stelzner (previously Bonitz) has worked as a technology consultant at SAP Deutschland AG since 2006, where her work focuses on authorization concepts in the CRM environment.

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