OBIEE 12c: Cannot Open Roles Page in VISUAL ANALYZER when Display Name of Application Role is Blank

(Doc ID 2264804.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Roles can not be listed in roles page of permissions tab in VISUAL ANALYZER, Instead the following error returns.

When there is any custom application role without "Display Name", the issue reproduces.

The following is the step to reproduce this issue:

1. Create a new application role whose "Display Name" is blank via EM Fusion Middleware Control.
2. Login to Data Visualization (http://server:port/va).
3. Click "Data Sources".
4. Create new database data source.
5. In the Data Sources pane, right-click the data source, and select Inspect.
6. Click "Permissions" tab.
7. Click "Roles" link

Changes

Create a new/ custom application role using Fusion Middleware Control.

Cause

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