Transport Expresso has the ability to be able to control which functions users are able to access and which objects are visible to the user when they log into the GUI.

Administration users are automatically given access to all functionality but non-admin user access can be controlled by setting up the required access using SAP authorisation profiles.

Basic authorisation to the TE application for all users requires one of the following TE roles to be assigned:

Role Name Description
/BTI/TE:CTS_USER This role contains all of the basic authorisations that are required to log into TE application and needs to be assigned to every TE user.
/BTI/TE:CTS_ADMIN_USER This role contains all of the basic authorisations that are required to use the application, plus some TE and SAP standard authorisations required for actions aimed more at Basis and Configuration users of TE.

These roles are included within the standard TE user roles supplied with TE, which are described in detail later in this document.

In addition to these basic authorisation roles, the TE authorisation concept works in two different ways. Firstly, users can be restricted in what is visible to them when logged into TE. The details of how this is configured are described below in the View Authorisations section. Secondly users can be restricted in what they do in the system. This is described in the Activities Authorisation section. Both concepts are now controlled through configuration tables in TE and assigning the appropriate profiles in the user master records of users.


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