Cannot Assign a Responsibility to a Role due to Error Message "Adding the selected role would result in a loop in the role hierarchy"

(Doc ID 2126246.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle User Management - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.1.3 version,

When attempting to assign a responsibility to a role,
the following error occurs.

Adding the selected role would result in a loop in the role hierarchy. Please select a role which would not result in an inheritance loop

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. User Management
2. Roles and Role Inheritance
3. Query a role
4. Click on the add node icon
5. Query the responsibility
6. Click on Select and the error shows up in the page


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