Reviewing User's Roles in Identity Manager Within the Administration Tool

You can also review default security settings by using the Administration Tool.

1 . Open the Administration Tool. Click Start --> All Programs --> Oracle Business Intelligence --> BI Administration.

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Note: When you first start the Administration Tool, a DOS window appears. Keep this window open while you work. You can minimize the window to avoid accidentally closing it.

2 . Click File > Open > Offline.

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3 . The repositories are located in

<ORACLE_INSTANCE>\bifoundation\OracleBIServerComponent\coreappplication_obips1\repository

(for example, c:\bi11g\instances\instance3\bifoundation\OracleBIServerComponent\coreappplication_obips1\repository).

In the Open dialog box, select the SampleApp repository (for example, SampleApp_BI0010.rpd) and click Open.

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Note that Oracle BI Release 11g (11.1.1.5) automatically appends a numeric, incremental suffix to each version of the .rpd file.

4 . A message box appears, indicating that this repository must be opened in read-only mode. This is because the repository has been loaded into the Oracle BI Server. Click Yes when the message box appears.

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5 . In the Open Offline dialog box, enter the Repository Password (for example, Admin123) and click OK. If you are unsure of this password, you can verify it with your local administrator.

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The repository opens in read-only mode.

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6 . Click Manage > Identity.

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The Identity Manager dialog box appears. You can review each user authorized for this repository and also each application role.

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7 . Double-click hmayes to view the roles that are assigned to Helen.

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8 . These roles are precisely the same as those identified in Oracle WebLogic Server. Click Cancel.

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You can similarly view Adam's application roles, if you so choose.

9 . Click Application Roles. Examine the roles available in the Administration Tool.

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10 . Click Action > Close to close Identity Manager.

11 . Click File > Close to close the repository. Leave the Administration Tool open.

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