Differences in Security-Related Operations in Different Security Models

There are different security models for Essbase:

Table 257 explains the how security-related operations are handled in each security mode.

Table 257. Differences in Security-Related Operations in Different Security Models

RequestEssbase Native SecurityOracle Enterprise Performance Management System SecurityFusion Security
Create userCreate user in the essbase.sec fileCreate Shared Services native user in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Create groupCreate group in the essbase.sec fileCreate Shared Services native group in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Delete userDelete user in the essbase.sec fileDelete Shared Services native user in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Delete groupDelete group in the essbase.sec fileDelete Shared Services native group in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Rename userRename user in the essbase.sec fileRename Shared Services native user in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Rename groupRename group in the essbase.sec fileRename Shared Services native group in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Add user to groupAdd user to group in the essbase.sec fileAdd user to group in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Add group to groupA group within a group is not supportedAdd group to group in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (an error message is returned)
Set passwordSet user passwordSet the Shared Services native user passwordDisabled (an error message is returned)
Migrate to Shared Services modeMigrate Essbase to Shared Services modeDisabled (Essbase is already migrated)Disabled (an error message is returned)
Migrate user to Shared Services modeDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)Migrate failed user to Shared Services modeDisabled (an error message is returned)
Migrate group to Shared Services modeDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)Migrate failed group to Shared Services modeDisabled (an error message is returned)
List users that failed to migrateDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)List users that failed to migrateDisabled (an error message is returned)
List groups that failed to migrateDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)List groups that failed to migrateDisabled (an error message is returned)
Create applicationCreate application in the essbase.sec fileCreate application in the essbase.sec file and register the application in the Shared Services native directoryCreate application in the essbase.sec file
Create databaseCreate database in the essbase.sec fileCreate database in the essbase.sec file (Essbase databases are not registered in the Shared Services native directory)Create database the essbase.sec file
Reregister applicationDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)Reregister application in the Shared Services native directoryDisabled (applies to Shared Services mode only)
Delete applicationDelete application in the essbase.sec fileDelete application in the essbase.sec file and deregister the application in the Shared Services native directoryDelete application in the essbase.sec file
Delete databaseDelete database in the essbase.sec fileDelete database in the essbase.sec file (Essbase databases are not registered in the Shared Services native directory)Delete database in the essbase.sec file
Set userSet security information for the userSet security information for the userDisabled (an error message is returned)
Set external userSet security information for the external provider userSet security information for the external provider userDisabled (an error message is returned)
Grant access to userGrant access to system/application/database to user (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant access to system/application/database to user (stored in the Shared Services native directory)Disabled (an error message is returned from Shared Services CSS API)
Grant access to groupGrant access to system/application/database to group (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant access to system/application/database to group (stored in the Shared Services native directory)Disabled (an error message is returned from Shared Services CSS API)
Display user/groupDisplay users/groups that are stored in the essbase.sec fileDisplay users/groups that are provisioned to Oracle Essbase from Oracle Hyperion Shared ServicesDisplay users/groups that are stored in the essbase.sec file (filter assigned)
Grant filter to userGrant filter to user (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant filter to user (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant filter to user (stored in the essbase.sec file)
Grant filter to groupGrant filter to group (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant filter to group (stored in the essbase.sec file)Grant filter to group (stored in the essbase.sec file)
Display filterDisplay filters that are stored in the essbase.sec fileDisplay filters that are stored in the essbase.sec fileDisplay filters that are stored in the essbase.sec file