BICS: System Session Variables in Filter Expression Returns Error: “Object "NQ_SESSION.USER" cannot be found”

(Doc ID 2030322.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service - Version 14.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When filtering by Data Security Filters (e.g. via the Menu: Data Filters > Filter Expression), a system session variable is not able to be used in the Filter Expression.

        Example: "Customers"."Cust Name" = VALUEOF(NQ_SESSION."USER") or
                       "Customers"."Cust Name" = VALUEOF(NQ_SESSION.USER)

 This returns an error message:

       “[Object "NQ_SESSION.USER" cannot be found]”

Cause

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