- Delivered with SAP NetWeaver 7.0
- Mandatory with SAP NetWeaver 7.3
With SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 the old concept for reporting authorizations is no longer supported. You now need to migrate to the enhanced analysis authorizations concept already introduced in SAP NetWeaver 7.0.
Find more information in the online documentation under: Migration of Reporting Authorizations to the New Concept
When you are upgrading from SAP NetWeaver 7.0 to SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 and you are still using the old authorizations concept, SAP recommends to migrate to the new concept before upgrading.
Especially two publications in SDN regarding this topic that came with SAP NetWeaver 7.0 are recommended:
In addition you may educate yourself reading the following important notes: (SAP Service Marketplace Access neccessary, available under https://service.sap.com/ )
•1001652 Migration: Entering characteristic 0TCAKYFNM
• 958665 Migration IV
• 946724 Migration III
• 938871 Migration reporting authorizations II
• 931898 Migration analysis authorizations
For German speaking users, the book "Berechtigungen in SAP NetWeaver BW" from Peter John is available.
Migration of Authorization Concept from BW 3.5 to BW 7.30
While illuminating the upgrade process to SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 the Live Expert Session: "SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 - Upgrade"explains the migration of the authorization concept from BW 3.5 to 7.30. Check out the "SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 - Upgrade" - PDF or the "SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 - Upgrade" recorded session. (SAP Service Marketplace Access neccessary, available under https://service.sap.com/ )