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3165869 - Odata : No authorization to access Service


Calling Odata service returns error:

No authorization to access Service '%SERVICE_NAME%'

Status code: 403

The following message will also be displayed:

<SAP_Transaction>For backend administrators: use ADT feed reader "SAP Gateway Error Log" or run transaction /IWFND/ERROR_LOG on SAP Gateway hub system and search for entries with the timestamp above for more details</SAP_Transaction>

<SAP_Note>See SAP Note 1797736 for error analysis (
The screen is as below:


  • S/4 Cloud as the source
  • External Web / DWC ... as the target

Reproducing the Issue


Missing authorization / role of the user which can be seen by transaction SU53.


  1. Find which role has the authorization to access the service:
    SUIM -> Roles -> 'Search for Startable Applications in Roles' with the selection
      Application Type -  SAP Gateway: Service Groups Metadata
      Application         -  '%SERVICE_NAME%'

    -> Execute -> The role then is displayed:

  2. Grant the missing role above to the user 

If you have no access to the transactions above, please open a SAP incident.


KBA , OPU-GW-COR , Framework , BW-WHM-DBA-ODA , Operational Data Provider for ABAP CDS, HANA & BW , Problem


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