SAP’s Hierarchical Access Problem: The Whitelist Solution

If you’ve read past the title of this post, then you’re probably already familiar with SAP’s Hierarchical Access (HA) debacle. Long story short: SAP was sued for patent infringement in the US and they are now forced to disable one particular pricing feature for all of their US installations — the HA function. Therefore, this affects ALL of my clients.

Based on my personal experience, this feature isn’t widely used. And for those customers NOT using it, there is a relatively simple process to remove the feature, validate the removal and move onto more pressing matters. However, I recently encountered my first client who actively utilizes the HA function and the process becomes somewhat more involved.

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First Post

Hi there! So, as a couple, my wife and I decided to rent a new domain (Romaniello.co) and start a couple of blogs. [Hers can be found here.]

While this particular site is not yet defined, it will most likely involve any of the following:

  • Husbanding
  • Fathery
  • SAP and/or Consulting
  • Beer

…or anything else really.

We shall see what unfolds. Thanks for reading!