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3276682 - How to delete phantom-/ghost-/orphan-/abandoned authorization profiles.


Authorization profiles without role relations, except in table AGR_1016, exist in your system.
How to delete these profiles from your system is unknown.

The deletion of SAP standard roles via Support Package is the main argument why SAP recommends to always use standard roles as copy templates only but never directly.
Always copy SAP-roles to ZSAP-roles (or use your own name convention).



As of SAP_BASIS 700 to SAP_BASIS SAPK-75004INSAPBASIS: Pre-condition: SAP Note 2315074 must be implemented.
As of SAP_BASIS 751 and higher: No pre-conditioned correction required.


SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


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