SAP OSS Notes

20643 SAP OSS Note - Naming conventions for authorizations








SAP OSS Note 20643 version 0010 contains details of a know issue related to Naming conventions for authorizations . This includes any associated symptoms and instructions on how to fix it, see below for full details. Also check out the comments section to view/add related contributions, questions or screen shots, based on real life experience of this oss note and problem.

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Note 20643 Details:





When does this problem occur



The general naming conventions for authorization object classes,


authorization objects, authorization fields, profiles, and authorizat

ions in the SAP standard are not transparent.




Cause of the problem and Pre-requisites



Documentation is missing, at least in consolidated form.




Solution instructions



When you implement the attached program correction, the partner


namespaces are also supported, as described in SAP Note 38781. However

, the system does not currently check whether the partner number is


valid. Be sure to note the second correction instruction and the a

dditional support packages.


Also see SAP Note 395083 with regard to the valid naming conventions.


Description of problem



SUSR_CHECK_NAME_CONVENTION


Solution instructions


Please import the corrections attached to this OSS note into your SAP system using SNOTE.

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