Quick tip: Password mass update report
Each implementation project with SAP Fiori’s role-based principle brings the need to keep numerous test users. Those test users are going to be used by different project members simultaneously, thus the need to share the test users with their passwords. Before sharing the list, there is a need to set the users’ passwords. Manually updating more than 10 passwords seems like a tedious task. Especially that there are two steps needed:
1. Setting the password,
2. Making sure that there is no forced change at the first logon
Below is the report that automates this job.
The report sets the passwords the same as users, but feel free to adapt the program if you find it disturbing ?
Tens of man-days saved ?✋
*& Report ZFIORIPASSRESET
DATA: uname TYPE xubname, returny TYPE i, bapimsg LIKE bapiret2 OCCURS 0 WITH HEADER LINE, p_passw TYPE bapipwd.
TYPES: BEGIN OF ty_itab,
uname TYPE xubname,
END OF ty_itab.
TYPES: tt_itab TYPE STANDARD TABLE OF ty_itab.
DATA: itab TYPE tt_itab,
wa_itab TYPE ty_itab.
SELECTION-SCREEN: BEGIN OF BLOCK b1 WITH FRAME TITLE TEXT-001.
SELECT-OPTIONS: s_uname FOR uname.
SELECTION-SCREEN: END OF BLOCK b1.
%_s_uname_%_app_%-text = ‘User’.
DATA: user LIKE LINE OF s_uname.
LOOP AT s_uname INTO user.
uname = user-low.
WRITE:/ ‘Changing: ‘,uname.
p_passw-bapipwd = uname.
CALL FUNCTION ‘BAPI_USER_CHANGE’
username = uname
password = p_passw
passwordx = ‘X’
productive_pwd = ‘X’
return = bapimsg.
LOOP AT bapimsg.
WRITE:/ bapimsg-message .