Expert Insights - SAP Security FAQ's

Our consultants have put together a comprehensive list of common enquiries and responses to SAP security issues to help with basic troubleshooting and simple problem solving. These expert insights also provide useful background data to IT administrators about to start an SAP initiative.

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23 Oct 2015

Access Control 5.3 end of life - time to upgrade, or do you just keep the lights on?




Access Control 5.3 is due to exit “Mainstream Maintenance” and enter Extended Support at the end of 2015. Many organisations will find themselves in a situation of “end of life” with unsupported applications in various states. There is always the view that if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. If you’re happy with only “keeping the lights on” without doing anything different, then there’s no immediate action.

However if you have plans to upgrade or patch your existing SAP systems, then you may encounter problems such as GRC systems no longer reporting access violations, or missing out on particular FireFighter functionality. So what should you do?

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