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2285735 - Role Based Permission Error on Analytics Reports


  • On or more ORD Reports give the following error:
    "Role based security prevents the viewing of this component" 


  • Online Report designer
  • Advance Reporting / Realms

Reproducing the Issue

While running the report:

Previewing the report

If Instead of Output result it gives out RBP error as shown below in the picture:


While editing the report / query:

Edit The Report (Only available for users with Report creation Permission)

Right Click on the Canvas of Report >> On the left-hand side section you will get a "Edit Component" option

Click on Edit Component>> This will take you to the Query

Click on Edit tab in the query (You should see Tables list used on this Query)

One or more fields will be greyed out


The error is due to Field level Permission restrictions.


Ensure that the user running the report has been granted access through RBP, to all the fields used in the report.

See Also

2495825 - Pay Grade and Pay Group fields are grayed out in Advanced Reporting


Role based security prevents the viewing of this component
Role based error , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , Problem


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