ERROR: Insufficient Privileges for the current operation

(Doc ID 305316.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.9 to 11.5.10.0 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
This problem has been noted with Oracle Applications 11.5.10, although this problem could potentially happen on previous versions
***Checked for relevance on 04-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

You receive the following error when choosing a self service responsibility (for example: Internet Expenses, Internet Procurement), although not all responsibilities are necessarily effected by this error.   Could also happen when first logging into the system

    You have insufficient privileges for the current operation. Please contact your
    System Administrator

Another possible symptom of this issue is that you are getting an error message saying you have entered an invalid password, even though you know the password being used is correct

The problem only occurs using Internet Explorer 6.0.   Testing with Netscape or Firefox browsers do not display this error

Changes

It is likely you have just upgraded your system, or applied a patch of some sort

Cause

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