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1987077 - Error Message "You cannot access this project with your user, please use business user"


When you try access the Project Scope or Activity List of the Implementation Project or a Change Project, system throws below error message:

You cannot access this project with your user, please use business user


You have access to all workcenters and views irrespective of the workcenters assigned in Access Rights.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Implementations Projects view.
  3. Select the First Implementation and select Edit Project Scope or Open Activity List button


The cause for the issue is that the user might have assigned to PDI_PARTNER_DEVELOPMENT work centers.


According to the documentation of the ByD Studio, those Work center views shall not be assigned to regular business users because of this fact.

Please try to access the Business Configuration with a user which don't have the PDI work centers assigned or un-assign the PDI work center and access the Business Configuration.


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