Each Essbase server can have multiple Essbase applications, each with its own databases. Essbase server users must be provisioned separately to each application and its databases.
To provision users with Essbase application roles:
Users provisioned with Provisioning Manager role from an Essbase application can provision other users with roles from the application.
Roles can be displayed in a hierarchy (tree) or a list. Drill down the hierarchy to display available roles. The list view lists available roles but does not show their hierarchy.
Select Essbase application roles, and click Add (right arrow). Table 17 describes Essbase application roles and their embedded permissions.
Creates, deletes, and modifies databases and application settings within the assigned application. Includes Database Manager permissions for databases within the application. An Application Managers can delete only those applications and databases that he created.
The Provisioning Manager role is automatically assigned to you when you migrate Essbase Application Managers; however, when you create an Essbase Application Manager in Shared Services Console, you must manually assign to yourself the Provisioning Manager role.
|Database Manager||Manages the databases, database artifacts, and locks within the assigned application|
|Calc||Calculates, updates, and reads data values based on assigned scope, using any assigned calculations and filter|
|Write||Updates and reads data values based on assigned scope, using any assigned filter|
|Read||Reads data values|
|Filter||Accesses specific data and metadata according to filter restrictions|
|Start/Stop Application||Starts and stops applications or databases|
|Provisioning Manager||Provisions Essbase users with roles from this application|