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Procedure documentation Transferring Users from New Systems  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


If you include a new system in the distribution model selected, you must make sure that the user master records in the new system are transferred to the central system.


You have synchronized the company addresses.




       1.      Log on to the central system (in this example, ADMCLNT070).

       2.      In the Implementation Guide (IMG, transaction SALE), choose Modeling and Implementing Business Processes Predefined ALE Business Processes Central User Administration Transfer Users from New Systems (transaction SCUG).

The system displays the Central User Administration Structure Display screen with a tree structure of the systems of the distribution model. The systems with New indicators contain user master records that are not contained in the Central User Administration.

       3.      If you are setting up a completely new Central User Administration, place the cursor on the central system and choose Transfer Users.

The system displays the following tab pages:

New users

These users are not yet contained in Central User Administration. By choosing Transfer Users, you can transfer the selected users into the central system. This transfers all user parameters such as address and logon data, as well as profiles and roles. In the future, the user will be maintained centrally.

Identical users

These are users with identical user IDs (that is, their name and user name is the same). The roles and profile data for this user can be transferred to the central system. The user is then distributed and therefore appears as it is stored in the central system. Local data is overwritten.

Different users

These user IDs are contained in both the central and the child systems, but with different data.


If in a single case, the users are actually the same user, you can transfer the roles and profile data for the user to the central system. The user is then distributed as it exists in the central system.

If these are two different users, create a new user ID for one user in the central system, and delete this user in the child system.

Already central users

These users are already in the Central User Administration under the same name and are maintained centrally.

       4.      Select all new and changed users and choose Transfer Users.

       5.      Perform steps 3 and 4 successively for all child systems from which you want to transfer users.

       6.      After you have completed the user transfer, remove the roles Z_SAP_BC_CUA_SETUP_CENTRAL and Z_SAP_BC_USR_CUA_SETUP_CLIENT from the system users.

These roles are only required to set up the CUA, but not for its operation. By restricting the authorizations of the system users to the minimum level, you increase the security of your system landscape.

       7.      Use transaction SCUL to check the distribution of the users after the transfer.


Users that you have not copied to the central system can still be maintained in the child system. This means that the functions Create and Delete are still displayed in the user maintenance. These functions are no longer available only after the complete transfer of all users.



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