2650451 - Higher license is consumed if all the lower licenses are being used in SAP Analytics Cloud

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2650451 - Higher license is consumed if all the lower licenses are being used in SAP Analytics Cloud

Symptom

  • A higher license is consumed in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), if all the lower licenses are being used.
    • For example: A lower license (BI Professional) is supposed to be used by SAC (instead of a Planning Professional one) when reaching the limit.

Environment

  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2018.08

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Try to consume a more "lower" licenses than available in SAC.
  2. Observe that all the licenses will be rolled up and the additional roles which would require a "lower" license, will consume "higher" one.
    • For example: A Planning Professional license is being used where the SAC Admin added a role which requires only BI Professional license.

Cause

  • Limit of the lower license has been reached in SAC.
  • Currently the system rolls up the user’s license to consume a higher license, if all the lower licenses have been consumed.

Resolution

  • Lincensing in SAC will be simplified shortly and going forward roles will be mapped to licenses directly.
  • This is planned to be available in customer tenants in August 2018.

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Keywords

SAP Cloud for Planning, sc4p, c4p, cforp, cloudforplanning, EPM-ODS, Cloud for Analytics, Cloud4Analytics, CloudforAnalytics, Cloud 4 Planning, BOC, SAPBusinessObjectsCloud, BusinessObjectsCloud, BOBJcloud, BOCloud., SAC, SAP AC, Cloud-Analytics, CloudAnalytics, SAPCloudAnalytics , KBA , LOD-ANA , SAP Analytics Cloud , LOD-ANA-BI , SAP Analytics Cloud - Business Intelligence (BOC) , LOD-ANA-BR , SAP Analytics Cloud - Digital Boardroom , LOD-ANA-PL , SAP Analytics Cloud – Planning (BOC) , LOD-ANA-PR , SAP Analytics Cloud – Predictive (BOC) , Problem

Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0