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2940380 - Error ''You are not authorized to display the specified log' when trying to view results of material updates in the app Mass Maintenance Material


  • Not able to see the Application results in the app Mass Maintenance Material
  • Error  ''You are not authorized to display the specified log'  appears after Mass Updating Materials but not clear what the cause is or what Authorization is missing


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Master Data

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the App Mass Maintenance Material
  2. Select fields to update 
  3. Input materials that need to be updated
  4. Execute
  5. Screen "Messages from the Update Task" appears
  6. Select a log entry line
  7. Error  'You are not authorized to display the specified log'  appears


The Business Catalog SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC  is not assigned to the User

The App to display Application logs is ' Analyze ALE Appl. Log for MatMaster'

This app needs the Business Catalog SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC assigned or the Role SAP_BR_PRODMASTER_SPECIALIST


Update the User with access to the  Role SAP_BR_PRODMASTER_SPECIALIST or Business Catalog SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC


S_APPL_LOG 'activity 03' , KBA , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , LO-MD-FIO-MM , Fiori UI for Product Master , How To


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