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3450156 - Error "You are not Authorized to Make These Changes" When Trying to Block a Material


Error "You are not authorized to make these changes" when trying to block a material


SAP Cloud for Customer core applications 

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Product work center
  2. Go to Product Administration work center view
  3. Search for and open the relevant product
  4. Select "Action" button
  5. Choose "block" button

Error message "Your not authorized to make these changes".


The access group ID is not maintained for the access context


To resolve this issue, you need to add the access group ID either in the access context or in the Org structure.

  1. Go to the Administrator work center.
  2. Go to the General Settings View.
  3. Choose the Business Users link.
  4. Select the business user
  5. Choose the button Edit - Access Rights.
  6. Navigate to the Access Restrictions tab.
  7. Search for the Product Administration Work Center View Name 
  8. In the Write Access drop-down, select- Restricted
  9. Add the access context group ID

See Also

2813039 - System Time Out or Unresponsive when choosing the Restriction Rule - '99 - Define Specific Restriction'

Access Control Management: Access restrictions explained - Restriction Rules


Access Context, Access Group ID, Block, Material, Action , You are not authorized to make these changes, authorization error , KBA , SRD-CC-IAM , Identity & Access Management , Problem


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