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3039790 - Wrong or no error message for user with no BW data authorization in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


The following behavior occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Users viewing a story based on Live BW Connection, if they don't have sufficient permissions on the BW backend for that query, they receive no error. Charts simply display "No data is available to render the chart".


  • SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) 2021.2.8
  • Live BW Data Connection

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a story with charts, tables based
  2. Open the story with a user that is not authorized to access the data on the BW backend
  3. No error is shown, for charts users receive "No data is available for chart to render"


This issue was identified as a defect


This issue has been fixed in Wave 2021.7

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