Profiles in the Client Copy

You can define which data is to be copied to the target clients before copying takes place. Copy profiles are available for this purpose. These profiles simplify the selection and combination of the components to be copied.

Overview of copy profiles

SAP delivers the following copy profiles, among others:

Copy profile

Meaning

User data

Customizing

Application data

SAP_USER

Users, user roles, and authorization profiles are copied. The client is not reset.

Yes

No

No

SAP_CUST

Client-dependent Customizing, including authorization profiles, are copied. The application data is deleted and the user data is retained.

No

Yes

No (deleted)

SAP_UCUS

Corresponds to SAP_CUST with user master data.

Yes

Yes

No (deleted)

SAP_ALL

All data belonging to a client, with the exceptions of change documents and local data, is copied.

Yes

Yes

Yes

SAP_APPL (as of SAP Web AS 6.10)

Corresponds to SAP_ALL without user master data.

No

Yes

Yes

The profiles derived from this (for example, SAP_CUSV = SAP_CUST with variants) behave in the same way with regard to the data categories User, Customizing, and Application data, as well as the corresponding address data.

For more information, see BC - Client Copy and Transport.