provide access to OTBI and BI Administration Role

Fusion Application Cloud users can access the Reporting and Analytics (OTBI) module via the Fusion Sitemap listed under “Tools”:


This opens the embedded Analytics Catalog which contains all items for each domain such as Human Capital Management:


To grant access to Reporting and Analytics, the Cloud Admin User or another User having received the “IT Security Manager” Role can provide access to OTBI:


In this example a new Employee called “OTBIUser” should receive access to OTBI. The User should receive the following Roles by the Cloud Administrator:


To grant the User “OTBIUser” access requires to follow the TechNote (Oracle Fusion BI: How to Add the BI Administrator Role to a user in Release 12. (Doc ID 2238277.1) from Fusion Application Cloud R12 and onwards as the standard BI Roles (such as BI Author or BI Consumer) can’t be assigned to Users directly any more. Instead, it is required to create a custom Role based on the standard (OOTB) Role and assign those custom role to the User to act e.g. as BI Administrator.


After the User has received the role, an Administrator must run the “Retrieve Latest LDAP Changes” ESS Job to reflect these changes. This process may actually take up to 8 hrs. for the changes to take effect.

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