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1362121 - Getting error 'You are not authorized to use the object in sort part'


  • Deski reports fail with this error on 2-tier or 3-tier Desktop Intelligence (Deski)
  • Error seen on universe designer when refreshing the corresponding universe object list of value
  • The object specified in the error has a sort applied within the Deski report or BusinessObjects universe
  • The object specified in the error is not available through "manage sorts"



BusinessObjects XI Release2 Client tools
BusinessObjects XI3.1 Client tools
all supported platforms


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


XI universe authorized object sort part , KBA , BI-RA , Reporting, analysis, and dashboards , Problem

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