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Best Practice Read Only Security BPC and BW for Production

Eyal_Feiler
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Hi Experts,

has anyone created a Task Profile or BW role definition for read only settings for production environments?
Our client, who wishes to restrict consultants and others to read-only functionality while providing us the ability to view all activity and data in the system.
I created a Task Profile and DAP that provide read only and the VIEW tasks along with a few more to be able to view the packages and schedule task statuses for all users  (The DAP profiles are all read only so even if there are a few “use TP below we cannot transact in the system”. 

Any other thoughts re security setup?  Does anyone have a Task Profile (TP) and Data Access Profile (DAP) setup that they created and can share?

While this seems like an obvious question, we find have been adjusting the TP multiple times to arrive at the below setup to view all the necessary functions and data.


Regards,
Eyal


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Eyal_Feiler
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An update to the above post, the question also is what's best re BW roles in production?

We gave requested transactions just as:

ST22

SE16 to view tables

SU01D to view user IDs.

Etc.

Did anyone create a list of these transactions?  We are adding one-offs as needed.

Thanks

Eyal

gajendra_moond
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Hi Eyal

I would like to know if you want to control access to users from the backend BW or from BPC front end?

That will be one consideration.

Secondly, if you are having CUA - Central User Administration in place. That can create complications as once CUA is in place, it is advisable to adjust access of the users from CUA only - addition or removal of DAPs, creating a new user etc.

Discuss with your security team as well as I believe they will own this aspect ultimately.

Eyal_Feiler
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Hi

We are managing controls via the BPC web administrator.

There's no CUA implemented at this site.

Regards,

Eyal