OBIEE 11g|12c: How To Change The Default Accessibility Mode For Some Users Programmatically

(Doc ID 2255193.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

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


Accessibility Mode is also known as Section 508, an amendment to the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973, is a federal law mandating that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities.

OBIEE, as any other Oracle product, is fully compliant with that law and Accessibility Mode can be enabled or disabled by each user in Analytics -> My Account -> Preferences tab:



As an OBIEE administrator, you may want to set the Accessibility Mode for some users to On (default values is Off). This documents a method(s) to perform this operation.

It is not possible to remove the option from each user to set the Accessibility Mode. Every user would always have the option to set it to the desired value under My Account -> Preferences.


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