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  • Latest Post - ‏2012-09-18T07:16:56Z by SystemAdmin
Shajil T.K.
Shajil T.K.
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Pinned topic How to restrict user access to modify data through Express Advisor

‏2012-09-13T10:28:12Z |
We are on Cognos Express 9.4

The budget users are configured to enter budgets through contributor.

The same users want to use advisor to analyse the data in the budget cubes. I want to restrict the same users to only view the data and not modify through advisor.

What security setting is available to restrict users to only view data in express advisor.

Thanks
Shajil
Updated on 2012-09-18T07:16:56Z at 2012-09-18T07:16:56Z by SystemAdmin
  • SystemAdmin
    SystemAdmin
    214 Posts

    Re: How to restrict user access to modify data through Express Advisor

    ‏2012-09-18T00:07:23Z  
    Hi Shajil,

    If you are using the Advisor product then you can right click on a dimension in the Offspread (title) or Inspread (rows / columns) area and Select Formatting then tick the Force Read Only option. This will prevent data entry.

    If you are using the Insight component via the web then I think this is read only by default.

    Hope this helps.

    Rod
  • Shajil T.K.
    Shajil T.K.
    11 Posts

    Re: How to restrict user access to modify data through Express Advisor

    ‏2012-09-18T07:05:46Z  
    Thanks Rod. That worked.

    Shajil
  • SystemAdmin
    SystemAdmin
    214 Posts

    Re: How to restrict user access to modify data through Express Advisor

    ‏2012-09-18T07:16:56Z  
    Thanks Rod. That worked.

    Shajil
    Hi Shajil,

    Happy to have helped. Thanks for the confirmation.

    Rod