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2844763 - Unable to grant the role PUBLIC to an XSA user


  • You create a user in the SAP HANA XS Advanced Cockpit.
  • You need this user to access the HANA database but XSA users are not granted the role PUBLIC.
  • When you try to grant role PUBLIC to the XSA user via HANA Studio GUI or the HANA Cockpit you get the following error:

SQL (258) - insufficient privilege: Not authorized to grant role PUBLIC



  • SAP HANA XS Advanced
  • SAP HANA 1.0 SPS12
  • SAP HANA 2.0


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


HANA, XSA, role, PUBLIC, insufficient error, HANA Studio, HANA Cockpit, SAP HANA XS Advanced Cockpit , KBA , HAN-DB-DI , SAP HANA DI (HDI): diserver, HDI plugins& client libs , HAN-STD-ADM-SEC , SAP HANA Security & User Management (Studio) , Problem

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