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2790806 - User can see Sales Orders Even Though the Access is Restricted to a Particular Sales Unit


You restricted the access for user ABC for the Sales Orders view to Sales Unit XYZ for read and write access (XYZ represents the Sales Unit ID).

However, user ABC can see not only Sales Orders with Sales Unit XYZ.


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Reproducing the Issue

Logon to the system with user ABC (ABC represents the name of the business user).

  1. Go to the Sales Orders work center.
  2. Select the Sales Orders view.
  3. Select All Sales Orders
  4. Click on the Click here to execute the query hyperlink.
  5. You notice that user ABC can see Sales Orders with Sales Unit XYZ and also other Sales Orders with no Sales Unit assignment.


The Sales Orders the user can see do not have any Sales Unit assigned.


If you set an Access Restriction using a specific Access Group and the respective document or master data set does not have any value in the Access Group every user can see the document or master data set.

For example in your case for a Sales Order you set a restriction for user ABC on the Sales Unit XYZ and in a Sales Order no organization is maintained every user will be able to see this Sales Order.


Access; Restricted; Organization; Sales Unit; Employee Responsible; Sales Order; , KBA , AP-SLO-SO , Sales Order , Problem


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