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SoD Violations Cascade to All Children For Bulk Request With Multiple Users Or Multiple Items For Single User (Doc ID 2250420.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2019

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version 11.1.2.3.0 to 11.1.2.3.170718 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When a bulk request has some children which have an SoD violation and some that do not, the violations are flagged to all of the children.

It appears this is a known defect based on the following Oracle support docs.

-- Incorrect SOD Policy Violation Alert For Child Requests <Document 2189769.1>
-- Policy Violation Alert Displayed Incorrectly On Child Request <Document 2166316.1>

There is a fix for one of the listed issues from <Bug 24319701> which is in bundle patch 161018, but not the following use cases. The two cases that did not behave as expected, are as follows:
 
1. Bulk USER request
Request for multiple Users
Request has cart items that will cause a violation for one of the users, but not the other
The requester is NEVER notified that their request will cause violations, it just submits like normal
The approver is not notified that there are Policy Violations

2. Single User request with multiple catalog items
Request for a single user
Request has multiple cart items, but only one of the cart items will cause a violation for the user
The requests is notified that the request will cause violations and they must Submit with Violations
Child requests are created for each cart item
The approvers are notified that there are Policy Violations for ALL child requests (not just the one that will actually cause a violation)

One expects that only those requests which actually have an SoD violation, should be flagged but its not happening.

Cause

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