New Authorization Checks in the Information System


Release 4.0 offers you a new alternative authorization check for the information system in Overhead Cost Controlling. The new authorization check uses the following authorization objects:

All three of these authorization objects can be used to protect reports, as well as planning and master data maintenance. You can use the following fields to issue authorizations:

For the responsibility area or authorization area, you can enter individual objects (such as cost centers) or groups. If you use groups, the authorization is passed down to any objects and groups contained in that group.

The field CO_ACTION lets you specify which actions the user can carry out. The following actions are defined for the information system:

For more information on the new authorization objects, see the relevant release note.