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Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by George W. Anderson

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Hour 11. SAP User Roles and Authorizations

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

An overview of SAP security

The purpose of the SAP Profile Generator

Single roles versus composite roles

User authorizations

How user authorizations differ based on SAP application server type

In this hour, we look at SAP security. An overview of this broad subject is followed by a closer look at SAP roles and authorizations. In this way, we set the stage for Hour 12, “Using SAP to Do Your Job,” which is where an SAP end user can finally focus on getting actual work done in SAP.

What Is SAP Security?

In the same way an SAP implementation is complex, so is the topic of SAP security. SAP security can be confusing, too. To IT infrastructure professionals, security ...

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