Building and Maintenance of Roles

PFCG is the transaction you use to create and maintain security roles in SAP. PFCG, or profle generator, is a powerful tool that allows the security administrator to quickly build security roles by frst building a menu of transactions that instruct the profle generator to bring in authorization objects that you then maintain authorization values for based on the requirements you are trying to meet.

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Log Off Inactive Users

Logging off the inactive users is not set up by default. Setting up the feature of logging off the users improves the security as unattended terminals do not stay active indefinitely.

The system does not save data before logging off the user. Unsaved data in the user session is lost. The system also does not display a logoff confirmation prompt.

To activate automatic logging off, do the following:

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Differences Between the Transactions SE09 and SE10

SE09 is the transaction code for workbench organizer. Workbench organizer is the set of utilities for development change management. All Development changes are tracked via Workbench organizer.

SE10 is for Customizing organizer. Customizing organizer is the set of tools for customizing change management. All customizing changes are tracked via customizing organizer.

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Change Default SAP Logo

Change default SAP Logo on front screen by following those steps;

1. Identify a picture to replace the existing SAP logo. This picture can be in any valid picture format – gif, bmp, jpg. But convert it to jpg since that is the smallest available picture type. Store the picture somewhere on your workstation.

2. Go to transaction SMW0.

3. On the SAP Web Repository: Initial Screen, click “on” the radio button for Binary data for WebRFC applications, and click the Find icon or press F8. On the SAP Web Repository: Objection selection screen, click the Execute icon or press F8.

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Virus Scanning in SAP, Is It Available?

SAP has not gone into the virus scan business. You need a partner product to perform the virus scan. You can find partner products that are certified here: Security Partner – Partners vor Virus Scan Interface (NW-VSI). Currently (end of November 2005) there is only one partner product available. Of course, SAP is negotiating with more virus scan software vendors about becoming certified and there are several well-known companies that have expressed interest in becoming certified. But we also encourage you to point other virus software vendors of your choice to our Integration and Certification Center.

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