When creating variant for a particular program, we can protect it by checking the checkbox ‘Protect Variant’ (please refer to the below screenshot).
Variants are protected to avoid unauthorized users from modifying it.
Unprotected a variant:
Please follow the below steps to unprotect a variant which has been protected:
In transaction SE38, execute the program ‘RSVARENT’, on the selection screen, enter the program/report name and the name of the variant to unprotect.
Execute the program to unprotect the variant (or cancel the protection on the variant).
The following message will appear on the variant has been unprotected: