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3214843 - If changing/updating data on the backend, the permissions for the users will change in the Public Dimension in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Symptom

  • Before last QRC, hierarchy management and data access was working for all the users with the same permissions/roles.
  • Public Dimension with Data Access Control turned on.
  • If changing/updating data on the backend, the permissions for the users will change in the Public Dimension.
  • Only users with full Administration rights will be able to edit hierarchy and access the related data in the Public Dimension.

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2022.08.12
  • SAP BW/4HANA 2.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login to SAC.
  2. Open Public Dimension.
  3. Warning: Some features are not available for this dimension because not all members have been loaded yet. To enable those features, you will need to load all of the members. => click to load.
  4. Edit - Hierarchy function will be still grayed out for the user.

Cause

This issue is currently under investigation by development.

Resolution

This issue is currently under investigation by development.

  • Workaround: users with full Administration rights do the following =>
    • Open the Public Dimension, search on the Member ID and manually add the value <root> for "Functional Area Hierarchy"
    • Open the Public Dimension, search on the Member ID, and manually add the users or the team to Read or Write columns.

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0