Goals

  • Describe how security is implemented in SAP BW.
  • Implement and manage security in an SAP BW environment.

Audience

  • Application Consultant
  • System Administrator

Prerequisites

Essential

  • ADM940 or previous SAP security experience in SAP ERP.

Recommended

Course based on software release

  • SAP BW 7.4

Content

  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW)
    • Identifying SAP BW Architecture and Administration Tools
    • Creating and Modifying SAP Business Explorer (BEx) Queries
  • Security Components
    • Comparing Transactional and Analytical Security Needs
    • Differentiating Between Standard and Analysis Authorizations
    • Protecting Data with Analysis Authorizations
    • Identifying the Prerequisites for Analysis Authorizations
  • Standard Authorization Objects for Reporting Users
    • Creating Standard Authorizations for Reporting Users
  • Special Authorization Objects for Reporting Users
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for InfoProvider Data
    • Enabling and Disabling the InfoArea Structure
    • Identifying the Differences Between the Handling of Workbooks and Queries in Roles
  • Analysis Authorizations
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for Specific InfoProvider Data
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for Specific Characteristic Values
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for Aggregated Values
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for ""Not Assigned"" Values
    • Creating Analysis Authorizations for Display and Navigational Attributes
    • Creating Key Figure Authorizations
    • Creating Hierarchy Authorizations
    • Adding Variables to Authorizations
  • Maintenance of Authorizations
    • Maintaining Authorizations
  • Data Access for Administrators and Users
    • Securing Data Access for Administrators
    • Assigning Role-Based Authorizations using Templates
    • Tracing Performance Issues
    • Setting Up System Communication Security
  • Migration of Reporting Authorizations to Analysis Authorizations
    • Migrating Reporting Authorizations to Analysis Authorizations
  • SAP NetWeaver Portal
    • Managing SAP NetWeaver Portal Access for SAP BW Users
    • Publishing SAP BW Content in the SAP NetWeaver Portal
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform + Integrating SAP BW Security into the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform
    • Managing SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform Access for SAP BW Users
  • Additional Topics in SAP BW
    • Differentiating Between Planning Tools
    • Identifying the Interaction Between Planning and Other SAP BW Activities
    • Preventing and Troubleshooting Performance Issues
    • Generating Structural Authorizations from SAP ERP Human Capital Management (HCM)

CPE Credits

24

Please note CPE credits are available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered at SAP locations. CPE credits are not available for virtual classroom deliveries or customer specific deliveries.

This course is also available as a test system within SAP Live Access

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