OBIEE 12c: Shared Folder Permissions Applied to "Subfolders & Items within Folder" Are Missing after Migration from 11g
(Doc ID 2450057.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2021
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
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On Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 18.104.22.168.0 version,
In OBIEE 12c, Shared Folder Permissions applied to its "Subfolders & Items within Folder" are not working as expected after importing 11g JAR file.
Steps for verifying the issue:
Create a new Folder: TEST
- Create a new folder under 'Shared Folders'. For e.g., 'Test'.
- Create a new application Role. For e.g., 'BI Admin'.
- Navigate to Catalog --> Shared Folder --> Test Folder --> Permissions Tab, assign 'BI Admin' and choose 'Custom' permissions.
- Select the following custom permissions for 'BI Admin' --> "Read, Write, Delete". Refer the attached screenshot.
- Select the following:
- Apply Permissions to sub-folders
- Apply permissions to items within the folder.
Create 2 sub-folders inside the 'TEST' folder
- Create 2 sub-folders. For e.g, TEST_1 & TEST_2.
- Assign 'BI Admin' application role to the above sub-folders.
- Change the permissions from 'Custom' to 'Full Control'.
Create a new User: Testuser
- Create a new user. For e.g, Testuser.
- Assign the user as a member of application role - 'BI Admin'.
Observations with different users: [weblogic & Testuser]
- Weblogic User: Go to Catalog --> Shared Folder --> Test Folder: can see two sub-folders [TEST_1 & TEST_2].
- Testuser: Go to Catalog --> Shared Folder --> Test Folder: The folder is empty and this user is not able to see any sub-folders.
- In 11g, a user having Application Role - "BI Admin" with Custom Permissions (Read, Write, Delete) can navigate to 'sub-Folders' and can access the items present inside the sub-folders.
- In 12c, After importing 11g JAR file, Same Permissions are not being applied. So the users can see 'Empty'.
The JAR file is migrated from 22.214.171.124.170418 to 126.96.36.199.0.
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