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2910173 - Error: You are not authorized to Create CUBE in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

Symptom

The following error message occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) when creating a model from live connection (SAP BPC embedded):

  • You are not authorized to Create CUBE.

From system > Monitor > Trace the following error message appears:

You are not authorized to Create CUBE.
ExceptionUnauthorized@/sap/fpa/services/core/system/Exception.xsjslib:374
ContentlibManager.prototype.checkAppPrivilege@/sap/fpa/services/contentlib/ContentlibManager.xsjslib:1269
ContentlibManager.prototype.createContent@/sap/fpa/services/contentlib/ContentlibManager.xsjslib:3497
RestContentlib.prototype.doPost@/sap/fpa/services/contentlib/RestContentlib.xsjslib:186
Rest.prototype.dispatch@/sap/fpa/services/core/rest/Rest.xsjslib:177
handleRequest@/sap/fpa/services/GetResponse.xsjslib:166
main@/sap/fpa/services/GetResponse.xsjslib:198
@/sap/fpa/services/GetResponse.xsjs:9

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2020.X.X

Reproducing the Issue

  1. From the ('') Main Menu, select '' Create  '' Model.
  2. Select Get data from a datasource > Live Data connection
  3. Choose a System Type
  4. Then select a specific live data Connection
  5. Select the Data Source.
  6. Enter the Name and Description for the new model that will be created, and click OK

The error message appears: You are not authorized to Create CUBE.

Cause

The user trying to create the model does not have Planning License.

Resolution

Development team are working on hiding the entries: Create model & create connection (SAP BPC embedded) for users who only have BI authority.

BPC models are planning models so you need the Planning License for them.

In this help guide :

https://help.sap.com/viewer/00f68c2e08b941f081002fd3691d86a7/release/en-US/b51b338827764edc847a6c1d6b8d7ed5.html

BPC does NOT figure among the features supported by License type for analytics models: for data connectivity section

However it does exist in this link:

https://help.sap.com/viewer/00f68c2e08b941f081002fd3691d86a7/release/en-US/20d92cebb9f94699949f99bd54a169bd.html
for features supported by License Type for planning models
see: data connectivity section please.

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Keywords

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Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0