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Workbench changes to BPC models

Hi Guys

We have an architecture where BPC cubes are feeding data to Business Objects dashboards. The BPC cubes are set as "Source of data" which allows Bex queries to access the data through the virtual provider created. The BPC cubes have the usual settings (secure dimensions; work status etc). All settings have been made through the BPC web link.

Now the requirement is that we want to restrict access on the Bex queries. Much like data access profiles would show only specific data slices on BPC reports, we want the Bex (and hence the BOBJ dashboards) to also show the same data slices.

To do so, our security guy says we should make the infobject in the BPC cube (one of the secure dimensions) to be made authorisation relevant (see capture.jpg). This is because the data access profile cannot be read by the Bex queries. Bex would read off the authorisation relevance field.

There are two notes on the topic:

http://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1939673

http://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1973541

Regardless, are there any experiences/guidelines you might have faced where changes are requested on BPC models but have to be made through the workbench, and not through the BPC weblink? I know that you can go through SPRO for some settings, but the changes I am talking about are through RSA1.

BPC - NW 10.0 Sp3

BW - NW 7.31 although we will soon upgrade to 7.40

rgds

Shrikant

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