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To create and maintain authorizations in the SAP system, you should create and activate two types of authorization components.

        These components are authorizations to allow specific system authorizations.

Maintain authorizations under Tools Administration User maintenance Manual maintenance Edit authorizations manually.

        Authorization profiles, to enter authorizations in user master records.

Maintain authorization profiles under Tools Administration User maintenance Manual maintenance Edit profiles manually.

The SAP system includes predefined authorizations and profiles. These can often be given to your users without modification, which greatly reduces the effort required to maintain authorizations and profiles.

You can also decide how to organize maintaining user master records and authorizations. You can have a single superuser conduct all user and authorization maintenance, or divide maintenance among decentralized administrators. You can have a single superuser conduct all user and authorization maintenance, or divide maintenance among decentralized administrators. For more information, see Organization of the Authorization Administration.

 

 

 

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