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PrasanthM
Product and Topic Expert
Product and Topic Expert
Co-Authored with rahul.ranjansap05

Introduction


Certain Business catalogs have to deprecated during new releases/continuous deliveries of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition owing to release of new features or products.

This blog describes how the Release Assessment and Scope Dependency tool can be used to identify business users affected by a catalog deprecation. If you are not familiar with Release Assessment and Scope Dependency, you can refer to the blog for more details.

In a nutshell, the Release Assessment and Scope Dependency tool is a simple, self-learning tool for customers, which enables the ease of consumption and adoption of impacts, improvements, and innovations in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition. Along with these details, Release Assessment and Scope Dependency also provides a list of business catalogs that are deprecated during every release/continuous delivery.

How to use Release Assessment and Scope Dependency to find the Business Users


Create a custom application via ABAP Cloud in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition. This can be done using released APIs in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition. This application can then be used to identify all the business users who are affected by the deprecation of a catalog. This application when used together with Release Assessment and Scope Dependency will act as a seamless solution to identify the affected business users.

SAP have provided released APIs which can be used to query Business Roles, Business Catalogs and Business Users in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition. These APIs are available as part of the Knowledge Base Article 3212871

The class CL_IAM_BUSINESS_ROLE_FACTORY can be used to for this. The method  QUERY_BUSINESS_ROLES of the class CL_IAM_BUSINESS_ROLE_FACTORY can be used to query the business roles based on business catalogs.

Once we have the business roles available, business users can be fetched by querying the released CDS view I_IAMBusinessUserBusinessRole.

Release Assessment and Scope Dependency can be accessed directly via www.sap.com/rasd or via What's new viewer or via SAP for Me. Please note that you will need a valid S-User ID to access Release Assessment and Scope Dependency.

Quick Demo


A quick demo on how to use Release Assessment and Scope Dependency with such an application is shown in the following video



Disclaimer: Please note that this functionality is available only for customers in 3 system landscape of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition
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