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3152131 - No option to create a folder or sub-folder in Roles directly from Analysis Office


It is not possible to create a folder or sub-folder in roles of BW system directly from Analysis Office.

In the context menu, only the Refresh button is available:

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This is not a bug in the tool, but a limitation in the communication/data access layer used by AO. The APIs do not support the creation and change of the folders.


It is necessary to create/change the roles directly in the BW platform (e.g. via PFCG tcode).

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Feature already requested in SAP Influence site


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