Clarity Server - Error enabling Distributed Configuration of Hierarchy Security: Error in readConfig - selecting node: //hierarchysecurityoptions/securityprofile : access is denied

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Problem(Abstract)

Hierarchy Security Configuration allows the task of adding permissions to be distributed, as each administrator is only able to add permissions within the section of the cube to which an Administrator has access. When enabling the feature the following error occurs.

Symptom

Error when enabling Distributed Configuration of Hierarchy Security:

PostDataTrans.asp Error in readConfig - selecting node: //hierarchysecurityoptions/securityprofile : access is denied.

Cause

This issue is caused by the fact that the user does not have Read and Write access on the \web\config.xml file.

Environment

IBM Clarity Server 7.x

Diagnosing the problem

Load Clarity web application,

  1. Select Administration > Security Services > Setup > Hierarchy Security Configuration,
  2. Click the checkbox "Enable Distributed Configuration of Hierarchy Security"
  3. Notice the access denied error.

Resolving the problem

In order to resolve this issue, the user that encounters this error must have read and write permissions on Clarity Systems\ClarityServer\web\config.xml file located on the Clarity Application Server

Historical Number

3359

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Document information


More support for:

Clarity 7
Clarity Server

Software version:

7.0, 7.2, 7.2.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1584130

Modified date:

2013-06-17

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