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}ApplicationSecurity blank means NONE

At the moment, }CubeSecurity, }DimensionSecurity, }ElementSecurity_XXX, and even }CellSecurity, blank is NONE, or no access.

However, for }ApplicationSecurity, it is requiring administrator to populate NONE in order to make the application no access to end users.

This is quite troublesome for larger models, where it might have more than 6 folders, and maybe 3 layers per root folder, and having over 100 security groups, populating this grid of data takes a long time and unnecessary if making blank as NONE.

Right now on some model, just to populate NONE already taking over 3 hours of running time (no special logic) because the model has many applications built on it and require security control over it.

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Sep 28 2020
  • Submitted
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Everyone
How should it work?

Should make blank means NONE for }ApplicationSecurity, if require to cater for models that already assumed blank <> NONE, maybe provide another parameter on tm1s.cfg allowing administrator to choose how they want }ApplicationSecurity to behave.

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification Security Configuration is important, but should able to do this smarter and less troublesome, right now spending over 3 hours to populate this cube is really unnecessary and also blocking other schedule jobs from running
Customer Name Many customers
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    Guest commented
    6 Oct 07:30am

    This will simplify security assignments and be a great help.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    5 Oct 10:33am

    This feature will be very useful

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