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Changing a User Portal Role from Portal Manager to Viewer Still Allows Creating, Editing or Deleting announcements (Doc ID 2632927.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

Changing a User Portal Role from Portal Manager to Viewer still allows the user to create, editing or deleting announcements.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect the user can only view announcements after switching to Portal Viewer Role.
 

STEPS


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

 

  1. Give Portal Manager Role to a user in a Portal with Announcements service enabled.

  2. Login as the user with Portal Manager permissions.
    Confirm the user can create, edit and delete announcements.

  3. Update the User Role in the Portal from Portal Manager to Viewer.

  4. Login as the user with the updated Viewer Role.
    Note the the user still can create, edit and delete announcements.
    This is unexpected as the user has now Viewer Role.


Changes

 

Cause

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