Business Partner Master Data records contain a lot of information about your vendors, customers, and leads. Some of it is critical, for example payment terms and currency, and so it’s obvious that only very few qualified users are allowed to update those records. But what about those users who just need to see some of the details for their daily work? They are not granted the “Full Authorization” for Business Partner Master Data, and the “No Authorization” blocks them completely.
For these users, SAP Business One is enhanced with Read-Only authorization for Business Partner Master Data:
With this authorizations, users can view business partner master data records but cannot make any updates.
Available since SAP Business One 9.1, version for SAP HANA PL09, and SAP Business One 9.1 PL09.
Source: Ari Schapira | SAP Business One – The Tip of the Week