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User access to running BEX queries

In SAP BW 3.0B I am using an Infocube with 3 characteristics and 2 key figures. When I create the profile for a...

user in order to restrict his access to certain values of one characteristic (Business Organization) for running BEX Queries, BW aborts the execution of the query sending the message: "You do not have enough privileges for the Authorization Object". The configuration of the Authorization Object is: Info Object Value ======================== - Business Org: ALPHA - Business Area: * - Cost Center: * If I change the value of Business Org to * the query works showing all the values. But if I tried to restrict any of the values for the Info object, the authorization fails. Any suggestions?


Tough one. I have seen this a few times, but it always seems to be a function of inadequate data in the cube itself. I would recheck the data in the cube to ensure that the value you are checking against exists. I am assuming that you have already tried the BW authorization trace functionality to determine if there is an authorization check that you missed.


This was last published in February 2003

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