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Some Important Information about SAP Authorization Objects as a Functional/Technical Consultant

Introduction

One of the biggest reason SAP has been successful is because it is very Secured and Auditors love it as it has all the components of SOX System.

What is Authorization Object?

An authorization enables you to use certain functions in the SAP System. Every authorization relates to an authorization object and defines a value or values for each authorization field contained in the authorization objectAuthorizations are grouped into profiles that are entered in the user master record.

In this Blog we are going to discuss the following.

  1. How to Find Authorization Object Associated with a Transaction Code in SAP?
  2. How to know Authorization Object of anything by just the Name in SAP?
  3. How to get Authorization Object by Process Area in SAP?
  4. How to get all the Activity Authorization Object in SAP can Function?
  5. How to find the different Activity types for Authorization Object?

 

Solution

 

  1. How to Find Authorization Object Associated with a Transaction Code in SAP?

Go to SE16N Transaction Code

Please Provide Table TSTAVT

Provide the Transaction Code or Transaction Codes you want to Check. Below example shows we are checking ME21N

Here are the below entries.

  1. How to know Authorization Object of anything by just the Name in SAP?

Go to SE16N Transaction Code

Please Provide table names TOBJT

 

Search with *Plant* wildcard

Here are the below Entries

  1. How to get Authorization Object by Process Area in SAP?

Go to Transaction Code SU21

 

Now Search with Purchase Order and here we get the Authorization Object

  1. How to get all the Activity Authorization Object in SAP can Function?

Go to SE16N Transaction Code

Please provide table name as VTACTZ

Please provide the below entry

Below we get all the Activities that is possible for the Authorization Object.

  1. How to find the different Activity types for Authorization Object?

Go to SE16N Transaction Code

Please provide table as TACTT

Now enter the following entry as we wish to see in English

Here are all the possible Activity Types available

Conclusion

The above blog is Applicable for both SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA

Below is the video version

  1. How to Find Authorization Object Associated with Multiple Transaction Code in SAP?

  1. How to know Authorization Object of anything by just the Name in SAP?

  1. How to get Authorization Object by Process Area in SAP?

  1. How to get all the Activity Authorization Object in SAP can Function?

  1. How to find the different Activity types for Authorization Object?

 

 

 

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