OBIEE 12c: Act As Not Functioning: This Functionality Has Not Been Enabled By Your Administrator

(Doc ID 2118194.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to configure the Act As component in OBIEE 12c.

You have referred the Oracle® Fusion Middleware Security Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition -> D.6.3 Process of Enabling Users to Act for Others -> D.6.3.4 Creating a Custom Message Template for Proxy Functionality

The step to create the custom message template state that you need to make a backup of the original custom message file, but an original custom message file does not exist under directory:

$BI_DOMAIN/bidata/components/OBIPS/customMessages

Also you are seeing the following error: "This Functionality Has Not Been Enabled By Your Administrator"  in Analytics when you click on Act As.

 

This error is also thrown due to case mismatch between user name as mentioned in DB table and case used for user id while logging into OBIEE

Cause

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