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 Blocking of Business Partners


To protect the personal data of your customers, once business partners have been blocked, you can restrict access to their master data and transaction data using authorization groups. To do so, you enter an authorization group, for which only specific users have authorization, on the contract account of the business partner.

Technical Details

Technical Name of Product Feature

Not applicable

Product Feature Is


Country Dependence

Valid for all countries

Software Component Version


Application Component


Available From

SAP Enhancement Package 7 (SP08) for SAP ERP 6.0

Required Business Functions


Effects on Customizing

Authorization Group for Contract Account Relationships

The authorization group that the system enters for blocking a business partner in his contract account relationships (transaction BUPA_PRE_EOP), you define in Customizing of SAP Insurance under Start of the navigation path Collections/Disbursements Next navigation step Technical Settings Next navigation step Data Protection End of the navigation path Customizing activity Define Authorization Group for Contract Account Relationships.

Authorization Group at Transaction Data Level

You can set that the authorization group defined above is also used at the level of transaction data. Proceed as follows:

  1. In Customizing of SAP Insurance, under Start of the navigation path Collections and Disbursements Next navigation step Basic Functions End of the navigation path, execute the Activate Basic Functions Customizing activity.

  2. In the Authorization Check field there, select one of the following values:

    • Contract authorization, if authorized for one relationship

    • Contract authorization, if authorized for all relationships