When Connecting to Essbase From the Excel Add-In Error: "User [username] is not permitted to access application [appname]." (Doc ID 1291849.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 27, 2014

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase Administration Services - Version 9.0.0.0.00 to 11.1.1.3.00 [Release 9.0 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on Jan 27, 2014***

Symptoms

When a Planning generated user attempts to connect to an Essbase cube using the Excel Add-In, they are getting the error: 

User [username] is not permitted to access application [appname].

Cause

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