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3350203 - Error "You don't have permission for this action" on Global Information marked field - 1H 2023


When trying to click on "Show" in a global information masked field following error happens even the user having required permission to see the field:

"You don't have permission for this action"


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This behavior happens when field have Masked and log Read Access set to Yes in manage business configuration.


The fix for this issue is planned for b2311. The fix can be tracked on ECT-220596. 


  1. Go to Manage Business Configuration
  2. GlobalInfo -> Country specific for the field
  3. Find field click in Details
  4. Set "Masked" to No.


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