Influencing features via Authorization Object

SRM UI Add-On delivers advanced features which are accessible based on a role that is assigned to a user. Customers can assign the role /SRMNXP/EMPLOYEE to users, or copy this role to a custom role and assign the role to users, based on which the different advanced features will be accessible for the users


Authority Object name: – S_SSP_ADV

.The authority object S_SSP_ADV is delivered with authorization profile which is assigned to the role /SRMNXP/EMPLOYEE. The authority object S_SSP_ADV has different activities, selection or de-selection of these activities influences different features.

Authorization object Activity S_CFTL/S_CF_L: Can’t find feature access

A free text item (a product/service which is not available in the catalog or in product master) could be added to the Shopping cart via the feature, ‘Can’t Find’.

This ‘Can’t Find’ feature is accessible via the navigation tab or via link which is displayed on an unsuccessful search for a product/service from search screen. This behavior is controlled by the activities S_CFTL and S_CF_L of the authority object S_SSP_ADV.

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Can’t Find feature via Navigation tab

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Can’t Find feature via link


The following table describes the behavior on selecting and deselecting the activities S_CFTL and S_CF_L in the authority object S_SSP_ADV.

Activity S_CFTL

Activity S_CF_L

Behavior

Selected

Selected

Can’t Find feature available both from the ‘Your requirements and add to cart’ link in the Search Results screen and navigation tab. The link navigates to the Can’t Find tab.

Not selected

Selected

Your requirements and add to cart link is displayed in Search Results screen. The link opens the Can’t Find screen as an overlay.

Selected

Not selected

Can’t find feature is available via the navigation tab but not available via the link in Search Results  screen

Not selected

Not selected

Can’t Find feature will not be available.

Activity S_SVTL/S_SV_L: Configurable Forms feature access

‘Configurable forms’ is a feature with which custom forms could be created by customers for different services.

‘Limit Order’ is a standard form delivered by SAP. With this, limit item could be added to a shopping cart.

Configurable forms feature is available via the ‘Services’ navigation tab or via ‘Other Services’ link which is displayed on an unsuccessful search for a product/service. This behavior is controlled by the activities S_SVTL and S_SV_L of the authority object S_SSP_ADV.


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Configurable Forms via Services navigation tab

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Configurable Forms via link


The following table describes the behavior on selecting and deselecting the activities S_SVTL and S_SV_L in the authority object S_SSP_ADV.

S_SVTL

S_SV_L

Scenario

Selected

Selected

Configurable Forms feature available from the ‘Other Services’ link in the Search Results screen and ‘Services’ navigation tabs. The link  navigates to the ‘Services’ navigation tab.

Not Selected

Selected

Other Services link is displayed in Search Results screen. The link navigates to the first configured form. Example: If ‘Limit Order’ is the first form that is configured, the link navigates

Selected

Not Selected

Configurable Forms feature will be available only via the ‘Services’ navigation tab but not via the link in search results screen.

Not Selected

Not Selected

Configurable form feature will not be available.

Activity S_CRCP: Enable Confirm Receipt Button

The Shopping carts for which the login user is the requestor, will be listed in the ‘My Carts’ navigation tab.

There is an option to create confirmation at the Shopping cart header level (for each Purchase order item, confirmation could be created via this option).This feature which is available for every shopping cart that is listed, will be available only if the activity S_CRCP of the authority object S_SSP_ADV is selected.

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S_CRCP activity is selected–>Confirm Receipt button available

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S_CRCP activity is not selectedConfirm Receipt button not available


Activity S_PCAT: Search based on Product categories

When this activity is selected, on search of a Product/Material in the search screen, the search will be based on the product categories assigned for the user in PPOMA_BBP.

When this activity is not selected, on search of a Product/Material in the search screen, the search will be based on all the product categories.

Steps to change Authorization values

Following steps describe how to influence the activities of the authority object:

  •        Go to transaction PFCG
  •        Enter role ‘/SRMNXP/EMPLOYEE’ or if a custom role is required, enter role ‘/SRMNXP/EMPLOYEE’ and select copy role

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  •        Edit and Select ‘Authorizations’ tab
  •        Under ‘Maintain authorization data and Generate Profiles’ , select ‘Edit Authorization data’
  •        Expand the node ‘Cross-application Authorization Objects’
  •        Under this, expand the node ‘Advance features of SSPUX’

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  •        Select the activities based on the requirement

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  •        Generate the profile

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