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Field Masking – Mask Vendor, Material, and Quantity related information in MIGO

Introduction

In this blog post, we will learn how to mask information related to “Vendor”, “Material”, and “Quantity'” in transaction MIGO.

A PFCG Role will be used for the authorization check which will allow users with the specified role to view the field value. If a user does not have this role, it means the user is not authorized and data will be protected either through masking, clearing, or disabling the field.

The end result for unauthorized users will look like below:

Prerequisite

Field Masking for SAP GUI” is a solution to protect sensitive data on SAP GUI screens at field level.Product “Field Masking for SAP GUI” is delivered to customer as add-on (UIM 100). To achieve Role based masking, Add-on UIM 100 must be installed in customer system.

Requirement

Role based masking is required to mask information related to “Vendor”, “Material”, and “Quantity'” in transaction MIGO.

Maintain Masking configuration

Configure Technical Information (Table Name-Field Name) of field in masking configuration.

You can get the Technical Address of a GUI field by pressing “F1” on the field.

Follow the given path:

SPRO -> SAP NetWeaver -> Field Masking for SAP GUI -> Masking Configuration->Maintain Masking Configuration

Follow below mentioned steps:
  • Click on “New Entries” button
  • Enter “Table Name” as “GOHEAD
  • Enter “Field Name” as “LIFNR
  • Enter “PFCG Role Name” as “ZTEST“. In this example, we have used a blank role “ZTEST”. Customers can use any role as per their requirement.
  • Check “Masking Control” checkbox”
  • Click on “Save” button

Follow the above mentioned steps and maintain masking configuration for following entries:

Mass Configuration

For the above entries, “Mass Configuration” report should be executed which is required to generate technical addresses.

Follow below mentioned steps:
  • Select the entry
  • Click on “Mass Configuration” button
  • Click on “Select All” button
  • Click on “Generate Customizing” button
  • Save the information

Conclusion

In this blog post, we have learnt how Role-based masking is achieved to mask information related to “Vendor”, “Material”, and “Quantity'” in transaction MIGO.

Note:

For information of masking in transaction CS03, please refer the blog post Field Masking – Context based masking scenario in CS03

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