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BICS Data Model - UNABLE TO SAVE PERMISSION FOR "EVERYONE" (Doc ID 2148688.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2019

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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BICS Data Model User/Role Access Permissions - not able to Secure Access to Objects in the Model.

Temporary workaround - Set permissions on the tables in the Subject. This is not acceptable.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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BICS Data Model User/Role Access Permissions - should be able to Secure Access to Objects in the Model.

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

Using Visual Analyzer;

1. Create a new application role as a member of “BIDiscoveryContentAuthor” Role.
2. Create a new data model as well, called ‘Expense’.
3. Now give access only for the ‘BI Finance – Consumer’ group to this model. To set the access:

-Open the Expense Model
-Lock to Edit
-Open the permissions page
-Add the BI Finance – Consumer group
-Select ‘Hidden’ for ‘Everyone'
-Permission change is reset back to "Visible" for "Everyone".


Cause

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