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AmitKrSingh
Product and Topic Expert
Product and Topic Expert

Introduction


In this blog post, we will learn how to mask “Amount in Document Currency” field in BSEG table in transactions SE16, FB03, and FBL1N.

A PFCG Role will be used for the authorization check which will allow users with the specified role to view the field value. If a user does not have this role, it means the user is not authorized and data will be protected either through masking, clearing, or disabling the field.

The end result for unauthorized users will look like below:






Prerequisite


Product “UI data protection masking for SAP S/4HANA” is used in this scenario to protect sensitive data at field level and must be installed in the S/4HANA system.

The product is a cross-application product which can be used to mask/protect any field in SAP GUI, SAPUI5/SAP Fiori, CRM Web Client UI, and Web Dynpro ABAP.

Let’s begin


Configuration to achieve masking


Logical Attribute is a functional modelling of how any attribute such as Social Security Number, Bank Account Number, Amounts, Pricing information, Quantity etc. should behave with masking.

Configure Logical Attribute


Follow the given path:

SPRO -> SAP NetWeaver -> UI Data Protection Masking for SAP S/4HANA -> Maintain Metadata Configuration -> Maintain Logical Attributes
Amount in Document Currency


Maintain Field Level Security and Masking Configuration


Here, we will define how masking will behave with the logical attribute that we created in above step.
Follow the given path:

SPRO -> SAP NetWeaver -> UI Data Protection Masking for SAP S/4HANA -> Data Protection Configuration -> Maintain Field Level Security and Masking Configuration
Follow below mentioned steps:


  • Click on “New Entries” button

  • Enter “Sensitive Entity” as “LA_AMT_DOC_CURRENCY” and press “Enter” key. “Description” and “Application Module” will get populated in corresponding fields

  • Check “Enable Configuration” check-box

  • Select “Role Based Authorization” option

  • Enter “PFCG Role” as “/UISM/PFCG_ROLE“. In this example, we have used a blank role “/UISM/PFCG_ROLE”. Customers can use any role as per their requirement.

  • Enter “Field Level Action” as “MASK_FIELD

  • Click on “Save” button



Maintain Technical Address


In this step, we will associate the Technical Address of the fields to be masked with the Logical Attributes.

You can get the Technical Address of a GUI field by pressing “F1” on the field.


Follow the given path:

SPRO -> SAP NetWeaver -> UI Data Protection Masking for SAP S/4HANA -> Maintain Metadata Configuration -> Maintain Technical Address
Follow below mentioned steps:

Under “GUI Table Field Mapping”, maintain technical address for following fields.
Amount in Document Currency


  • Click on “New Entries” button

  • Enter “Table Name” as “RFPOSXEXT

  • Enter “Field Number” as “WRSHB

  • Enter “Logical Attribute” as “LA_AMT_DOC_CURRENCY

  • Enter “Description” as “Amount in Document Currency

  • Click on “Save” button

  • Click on “Mass Configuration” button which is required to generate technical addresses for Module Pool Programs



Conclusion


In this blog post, we have learnt how Role-based masking is achieved in transactions SE16, FB03, and FBL1N for maskingAmount in Document Currency” field.
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