MapViewer Login Fails: Not authorized to View this Page (Doc ID 362073.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle 9iAS MapViewer - Version: 10.2 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Setting up 10g iAS Mapviewer, login fails with error:

You are not authorized to view this page
You might not have permission to view this directory or page using the
credentials you supplied.
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If you believe you should be able to view this directory or page, please try to
contact the Web site by using any e-mail address or phone number that may be
listed on the oracle1:7779 home page.

Changes


Steps taken to setup / deploy Mapviewer:

  1. Deployed MapViewer at the Middle Tier level via the Application Server.
  2. Went into: Configure security providers, create/delete/view users and roles.
  3. Manually created a Role in SQLPlus -> map_admin_role
  4. Create a user ->admin
  5. Then mapped the admin user to the role.
  6. Then go to :http://oracle.com:7779/mapviewer/
  7. Select the ADMIN link and attempt to login

Cause

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