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Org data in Derived role differ from Parent role

Hi there

I need some help please, I am in the process of creating various parent / derived roles and have found that when I update the parent role (org data) and I do a generate do a derived role update the values in the org data is not correctly pulled through to the derived roles.


In the parent role for Org data "Purchase Org" the previous value was "/" so that it could be specified in the derived roles should they require the split on this field, however the business has decided that they do not require a restriction on this field so I went back to the parent role and changed the value to "*", so I generated the parent role, updated the derived roles, but when I go to any of my derived roles that field value is still blank, it did not pull through the value * .

We are currently on

SAP_ABA 701 0005 SAPKA70105

SAP_BASIS 701 0005 SAPKB70105

I have created the derived roles with the parent role as the derived from role, it does pull through the values but just does not update it once I do make changes.

Your help / suggestions would really be appreciated as I need to create MANY roles.



Former Member

Hi Sonja,

obviously there is a misunderstanding of how the derivation works....

> Thanks guys for the feedback, but surely I do not only need to maintain the ORG data in the derived roles individually, if I have got an Org field that should be the same for all the derived roles I must be able to update the Parent role with this value which then upon generate, and generate / activate the derived roles must update the derived roles.


Only the first time of derivation, if the field content in the derived roles are initial...


The organization level data is only copied the first time the authorization data is adjusted for the derived role. If data is maintained for the organizational levels in the derived role, and if you have maintained the organizational levels using the dialog box, the data is not overwritten by another conciliation (See SAP Note 314513).


The whole stuff:

otherwise the maintained org.fieldvalues would get overwritten by the value of the master role every time. And that is exactly, what has to be avoided!

b.rgds, Bernhard

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