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IDM7.2 ABAP user creation- error

Mar 05, 2017 at 04:50 PM


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I am facing issues while creating new ABAP users (error is coming for few users only).

Error log says: Must specify password for user.

I already have global constant defined for user initial password (SAPC_DEFAULT_INITIAL_PASSWORD). idm-error.jpg

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Dominik Trui Mar 05, 2017 at 07:55 PM

Hello Imran,

the log you posted shows that the password handed to the SAP system is still empty. What have you configured in the Destination tab of the pass? It seems like you are using the RDS, but do you use the RDS task (or an adapted version of it) for provision as well? As I don't use the RDS I also assume that in the task of the RDS that constant is used, maybe they have more rows and you have to activate the one ehere the constant is used.

Can you post a screenshot of the destination tab you have in use?

Best regards


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C Kumar Mar 06, 2017 at 08:04 AM

Hello Imran,

As Dominik suggested, please share the screenshot of destination of CreateABAPUser task. Please also share the script screenshot,if any used in the storing the password.

It seems these users doesn't have password defined and the task is unable to read the global constant.


C Kumar

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Imran Mullani Mar 06, 2017 at 01:22 PM

Hi Dominik,

Thank you for your advice, actually this issue occurred in one of our customer system and I am not sure whether they used RDS or customize configuration.

However, the issue was solved after I dig more into task "Create ABAP user" and edited script "sap core get password" with value of initial password same it was mentioned in Global constant.

Morever, i would like to know, is it standard way of resolving such issues (editing script value)?

I have attached screenshot of TASK for your further inputs.

Thanks again !!


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