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If you cannot perform certain tasks using SOA Manager, you may not have the appropriate authorization. This may be because the roles assigned to you are not up-to-date.

To check whether you are working with the latest versions of the roles for SOA Manager, perform the following steps.


Checking the Roles
  1. Start the profile generator (transaction PFCG).

  2. Specify a role.

    More information: Roles and Authorizations

  3. Choose Display.

  4. Go to the Authorizations tab.

  5. Choose Display Authorization Data.

    The authorization objects are displayed.

  6. Check whether the role is the latest version.

    The status indicates whether the authorizations are up-to-date.

Updating a Role
  1. Start the profile generator (transaction PFCG).

  2. From the main menu, choose   Role   Upload  .

  3. Select the relevant decompressed file, and start the upload.

More Information

Roles and Authorizations

SAP Note 1318883 (Introduction of new authorizations in Web Service Framework). You can also download the new roles from this SAP Note.

User Administration and Identity Management in ABAP Systems

Role Administration