General authorizations in SAP HCM

General authorizations are one of a total of 3 authorization concepts in SAP ERP HCM. In HCM, data is stored in so-called infotypes. The most important authorization object is P_ORGIN (HR:Master data), which makes it possible to differentiate between infotypes, subtypes, authorization levels, personnel areas, employee groups, employee subgroups, and organizational keys. A further restrictionContinue reading “General authorizations in SAP HCM”

Authorizations in SAP HCM

Like any other area in the company, the HR area is also managed via authorizations. In this way, it is possible to determine which data (in HCM, the technical term for this is “infotypes”) the HR supervisors, controllers, administrators, etc. can access. A major feature in HCM is the different authorization concepts, which are uniqueContinue reading “Authorizations in SAP HCM”

Authorizations in SAP HCM

Like any other area in the company, the HR area is also managed via authorizations. In this way, it is possible to determine which data (in HCM, the technical term for this is “infotypes”) the HR supervisors, controllers, administrators, etc. can access. A major feature in HCM is the different authorization concepts, which are uniqueContinue reading “Authorizations in SAP HCM”

SAP HCM: Structural authorizations

Do you want to assign authorizations in HR that still work when a department grows or structures in the company change? Structural authorizations can be the tool of choice here – if your employees only have a single function in an area of responsibility. Here we explain what you need to pay attention to andContinue reading “SAP HCM: Structural authorizations”

Master roles, child roles and inheritance

In corporate reality, it is often the case that a large number of roles should have identical characteristics in certain parts, e.g. the roles should only differ in organizational units, but otherwise be designed in the same way. As the person responsible for authorizations, you now have the choice of creating a possibly large numberContinue reading “Master roles, child roles and inheritance”

SAP authorizations: The most important transactions

There are a handful of transactions to get you through the world of SAP authorizations. Not complicated, but you need to know them. Authorizers are particularly fond of two: PFCG and SUIM. One, PFCG, is the actual tool to create and edit roles. The other, SUIM, to make evaluations of roles, users and their relationships.Continue reading “SAP authorizations: The most important transactions”

The most important tables in SAP authorization management

In SAP, tables are a very effective way of obtaining information in daily authorization work. They contain all relevant data stored in the system about roles, users, etc. An overview of the most helpful tables can be found here: Tables about roles AGR_1016 Activity group profile name AGR_1016B Name of the activity group profile AGR_1250Continue reading “The most important tables in SAP authorization management”