OBIEE 11g: 'Act As' Functionality Does Not Respect Impersonated Users Permissions

(Doc ID 2110627.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The 'Act As' functionality is not behaving correctly or as expected.

For example a user that is acting as or impersonating another user is able to create a new analysis from all subject areas; however, if this impersonated user logs in directly, he|she only has privileges for some subject areas.


Implemented Act As functionality following the documentation:

Configure Act As using the following link:


D.6 Enabling Users to Act for Others

For section -> D.6.3.2 Creating Session Variables for Proxy Functionality


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