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Once you have edited the role menu, you can customise the actual permissions in the PFCG role. To do this, click the Permissions tab. Depending on the quantity of external services from the Role menu, the authorization objects will appear. The authorization objects are loaded into the PFCG role, depending on their suggestion values, which must be maintained for each external service in the USOBT_C and USOBX_C tables. You can edit these suggested values in the SU24 transaction. Make sure that external services in the Customer Name Room also have the names of external services and their suggestion values in the tables maintained (see Tip 41, "Add external services from SAP CRM to the proposal values"). Visibility and access to external services is guaranteed by the UIU_COMP authorization object. This authorization object consists of three permission fields: COMP_NAME (name of a component), COMP_WIN (component window name), COMP_PLUG (inbound plug).

Certain SAP authorizations, including those for table maintenance (S_TABU_*) require special attention for data protection reasons. These are known as critical authorizations. In the course of authorization planning, a company should determine which authorizations are to be considered critical, which roles may receive which critical authorizations or values for critical authorization fields, and so on. The German Federal Office for Information Security has compiled detailed information on defining critical authorizations.
Authorization tools - advantages and limitations
The SAP Code Vulnerability Analyser can be used to scan both custom on-premise and on-demand applications programmed in ABAP. The SAP Code Vulnerability Analyser is included with SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.02; an installation is not necessary. For details on the relevant support packages, please refer to SAP Notes 1921820 and 1841643. You do not need additional servers or additional administration. You can activate the SAP Code Vulnerability Analyser with the RSLIN_SEC_LICENSE_SETUP report, but you have to pay additional royalties for it.

You can also find some useful tips from practice on the subject of SAP authorizations on the page www.sap-corner.de.

In everyday role maintenance, you often have to change the permission data of a single role again after you have already recorded the role in a transport order along with the generated permission profiles. In this case, you have previously had to create a new transport order because the table keys of the generated profiles and permissions are also recorded for each individual role record, but are not adjusted for subsequent changes in the role data.

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This means that the proposed values of the permission that is already in place and to be added will come from the same transaction.

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The former checks whether authorization checks are present in the source code at all.
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