BusinessObjects Administration – The less known Security Query
As part of regular BusinessObjects Administration activities, we always tend to use Security rights validation for set of users/User groups on periodic basis. Security Query is one of the out of box functionality which enables you to get the list of rights associated with the particular principal on top of a specific BI content. Let us see how security query works.
Security Query menu in CMC
Security Query creation
Security Query wizard
There are 3 different entries that need to be filled for Security query execution.
1. Query principal -> The User/Usergroup
2. Query permission (Optional) – Set of specific rights/all in the list
Set of rights
The Final Security query will be
Click on OK and the generated security Query results. Selected BI content with in your Query context will be shown as below
If required you can always export your query results in a flat file and perform your validations
Security Query execution history
Exporting Security query to .csv format
Finally the exported Security query results in a flat file.
Hope the blog is interesting!! Thanks for reading. In my next blog am going to talk about Relationship Queries. Stay tuned.