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Hide Simulation button in Access Request GRC 10.1

Mar 14, 2017 at 12:47 AM


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Hey everyone,

How to hide the simulation button in Access Request without removing access to Risk Analysis altogether?

According to SAP note (1835754) it is controlled by authorization object GRAC_RA, with either activity 16 or 70. The reason they allow 2 different activity values (including "Administer"??) control this is beyond my understanding.

However, if I remove both activity values, then the tab Risk Violation goes away as well, so the users are unable to see the risks and approvers are unable to mitigate them.

I didn't check, but I suppose that access to ARA is also compromised.

Any reply is very welcome.


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2 Answers

Marcelo Monsores Mar 14, 2017 at 03:06 PM

Hi Gustavo.

In general, the best way to customize your screens when authorization objects don't solve your problem is the one described at

Unfortunatelly, I think it won't work for these table toolbar buttons like "simulation".

Before we found out this configuration way, we used a post-exit in method

WDDOMODIFYVIEW of MAIN view of FPM_OIF_COMPONENT to change details of some of the components of request submission and approval screens. Maybe you can use it to hide your "simulation" button.



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Alessandro Banzer
Mar 14, 2017 at 03:03 PM

Dear Gustavo,

just simply change the visibility of the button from the configuration (&sap-config-mode=X).

Cheers, Alessandro

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Hi Alessandro.

Sorry, I just saw your answer after posting mine.

But I couldn't reach simulation button from the configuration screen. When I click at "Settings for Current Configuration" it shows me the table properties, but not its toolbar buttons.
Am I doing something wrong?