ODI 12c User With "View" Privilege Acquires Locks on Objects When Opening Them and not Releasing Locks When Closing Them in Designer (Doc ID 2003272.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following is set for user preferences on ODI Studio:

   ODI Studio -> Tools -> Preferences -> ODI -> System -> Concurrent Development:
        
        Check For Concurrent Editing : <checked>
        Lock Object When Opening: YES
        Unlock Object When closing: YES

An ODI user belongs to a role which has NG Designer profile assigned with Generic View method granted to Projects, Folders and Mappings can acquire lock automatically on Mappings or other objects when opening them.
Upon closing the Mapping or other object, the lock is not released.

Cause

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