The sole purpose behind this command was to provide a very fast solution for customers in critical situations. But this functionality should be available for well-trained SAP Support experts only. Misuse of this functionality can cause various inconsistencies in tables. This was a main concern in customer authorization settings, as this can changes/edit/enter direct table entries in transaction SE16N
Therefore this special function; “&SAP_EDIT” was protected in the system by the highest developer authorization that could be assigned.
Below SAP note will guide you on how to disable this function completely.
SAP Note 1420281 - CO-OM tools: SE16N: Deactivating &SAP_EDIT
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