Assigning Security to Dimension Members

Before you can assign access to members of user-defined custom dimensions, you must select the Apply Security check box on the dimension’s Property tab.

You can assign security to dimension members at a member level or at a parent level.

To assign security to dimension members:

  1. Click the Navigator icon.

  2. Under Create and Manage, click Dimensions.

  3. Select a member.

  4. Click Assign Access.

  5. Click Add Access.

  6. Select the users and groups to access the selected member.

    Click Users to display all users; click Groups to display all groups.

  7. From Type of Access, select an option:

    • Read

    • Write

    • None

  8. Optional: Select a member level:

    For example, select Children to assign access to the children of the selected member.

    • Member

    • Children

    • Children (inclusive)

    • Descendants

    • Descendants (inclusive)

  9. Click Add.

  10. Click Close.

To modify access:

  1. Click Edit Access.

  2. For the selected member, select the type of access for the displayed users or groups.

  3. Optional: Select a member level:

    For example, select Children to assign access to the children of the selected member.

    • Member

    • Children

    • Children (inclusive)

    • Descendants

    • Descendants (inclusive)

  4. Click Set.

  5. Click Close.

To remove access:

  1. Select the users and groups for whom to remove access to the selected member.

  2. Click Remove Access, and then click OK.

  3. Click Close.