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2176829 - Access denied (Object(s):com.sap.portal.system/gpal_hidden_content

Symptom

  • When launching a WebDynpro or Visual Composer application, the following exception is displayed:

500 Internal Server Error                                                                                                                              

The initial exception that caused the request to fail, was:

com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PermissionControlException: Access denied (Object(s):
com.sap.portal.system/gpal_hidden_content/gwd/zcrm_activity_management_crm7_ehp73_impl/at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdPersContext.filteredLookup(PcdPersContext.java:790)
at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdPersContext.deepFilteredLookup(PcdPersContext.java:618)
at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdFilterContext.filterLookup(PcdFilterContext.java:488)
at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdProxyContext.recursiveLookup(PcdProxyContext.java:2086)
at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdProxyContext.proxyLookupLink(PcdProxyContext.java:2189)
... 105 more

See full exception chain for details.

Upon clicking on see full exception chain, the following trace is displayed:

com.sap.tc.webdynpro.services.exceptions.WDRuntimeException: Error when delegating via reflection (InvocationTargetException) to constructor com.sap.tc.webdynpro.serverimpl.core.repository.PersonalizationAccessor([class com.sap.tc.webdynpro.portal.repository.PcdPersonalizationPersistence]) with NO varArgs!
            at com.sap.tc.webdynpro.serverimpl.core.AbstractServerPlatformImplementation.findInNonSingletons(AbstractServerPlatformImplementation.java:225)
            (...)
Caused by: com.sap.tc.webdynpro.services.exceptions.WDRuntimeException: Failed to load pcd object pcd:com.sap.portal.system/gpal_hidden_content/<CONTINUATION_OF_PCD_PATH> with user <USER>
            at com.sap.tc.webdynpro.portal.repository.PcdPersonalizationPersistence.initialContextLookup(PcdPersonalizationPersistence.java:848)
Caused by: com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PermissionControlException: Access denied (Object(s): com.sap.portal.system/gpal_hidden_content/<CONTINUATION_OF_PCD_PATH>)
            at com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PcdPersContext.filteredLookup(PcdPersContext.java:790)

  • Error occurs when end user tries to launch the application. If a user with Portal Administration permission attempts to launch the application, the error does not occur.

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Environment

SAP Netweaver Portal

Product

SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3

Keywords

gpal_hidden_content; access denied; permission; authorization; 500; Internal; Server; Error; sap-config-mode; true; /irj/servlet/prt/portal/prtroot/pcd!3aportal_content; portal_content; portal; content; pcd; Object(s); Object; The; initial; exception; that; caused; request; fail; was; com.sapportals.portal.pcd.gl.PermissionControlException; com; sapportals; gl; PermissionControlException; , KBA , EP-PIN-GPA , GPAL repositories , BC-PIN-PCD , PCD, Generic Layer Services , EP-PIN-PCD , Portal Content Directory , Problem

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