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Ftxp still in edit mode after client closing

Jan 18, 2017 at 06:15 AM

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Dear all,

I 've closed the client in my production environment as per below image.

After this also , tcode is "ftxp" is in edit mode. How is that possible? Since client closing also this particular tcode is in edit mode as per below

Kindly help me

Regards

Praveen

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Matt Fraser
Jan 18, 2017 at 07:32 PM
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Praveen,

It's because the client role is set to "Production." If it were "Test," for instance, you would be blocked with these settings. Yes, I know this is odd, but there are some parts of configuration that are intended for direct update in production system (tax code settings in this example). If you research "Current Settings" you can find a great deal more about this topic.

On another note, for a production system it is highly unusual to allow repository and cross-client customizing. You should seriously consider changing the "Cross-Client Object Changes" setting to "No changes to Repository and cross-client Customizing objs." And in SE03 you should double-check that the "System Change Option" Global Setting is set to "Not modifiable."

p.s. I adjusted the tags on your question, as this is an ABAP-server-specific setting. Also, there may be a functional aspect to it, so I added "SAP ERP."

Cheers,
Matt

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Matt,

Thanks for the reply. So, how should i disable the option in ftxp tcode? As my manager is asking me about this,i've to provide a reply.

Kindly reply

Regards

Praveen

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Matt,

It is not correct to change the "client role" in production to test, right? It should affect other settings in PRD, right?

Regards

Praveen

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extending on Matt's comment - restrict user's access to change mode of FTXP through role authorisations.

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Matt Fraser
Jan 23, 2017 at 06:25 PM
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Praveen,

FTXP by default is changeable in production systems due to a concept known as "current settings" (described further in Note 77430). Specifically, if you want to change this behavior, you need to change the "current settings" status of this particular customizing activity. Do this by following the procedure in Note 1774769: Changeable FTXP transaction in production environment. This is in itself a customizing setting, so you do this in DEV and transport it through.

While you're at it, however, you should adjust your SCC4 settings for your production client. Do NOT change it to a "test" system -- you're right, that would be an incorrect move. But, I highly recommend you disallow cross-client changes, as I mentioned in my previous response.

As an FYI, I changed the primary tag on your question to "FIN General Ledger," as customizing settings for FTXP are really a Financial functional responsibility, not a Basis one.

Cheers,
Matt

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Matt,

One doubt. Now in QAS client the tcode FTXP is closed.Only in Production only it is open. If we again transported from DEV, will there be any problem?

Regards

Praveen

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Praveen, once again, this is how Current Settings works. Yes, I know it's odd.

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Matt,

Ok.Lets me work on this and will inform.

regards
Praveen

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