SAP BPC - Security


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Security in SAP BPC system is defined using two components − Authentication and Authorization. Authentication defines who can access system and data, while authorization tells the level of access for each authenticated user.

SAP BPC security is based on access profiles and task profiles. When you don’t assign task profiles to users or teams, no access to BPC tasks will be provided. Thus you have to assign access to members of a secured dimension.

BPC Security provides the following key functions −

  • Add Users
  • Add Teams
  • Add Task Profiles
  • Add Member access profiles

To manage the above functions, login to BPC Administration and go to Security.

BPC Administration

There are four tabs under Security −

Users − This is used to add users to the environment and manage access rights.

Teams − You can add users with the same access rights to the same team.

Task Profiles − This is used to set up profiles that allow tasks to be performed and assign them to users and teams.

Data Access Profiles − This is used to set up profiles that allow access to data in models and assign them to users and teams.

To Add/Edit/Delete any of the objects under Security, select the object as shown in the following screenshot.

Security

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