Promoting Group hierarchies to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP04 Patch2 causes the hierarchy to flatten

Promoting Group hierarchies to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP04 Patch2 causes the hierarchy to flatten

This isssue is currently being investigated by development

Promoting User group as a dependency for a enterprise user group hierarchy throws the following message:

“Resolution Status=Copied, Dependency Status=All the required dependencies are included., Commit Status=Commit attempted and failed., Promotion Status=Failure : The update to the relationship named UserGroup-User with id number XXX is not allowed because the object with id number XXXX will be part of a cycle. The server supplied the following details: Relationship would not be a tree after update so bailing.”.

Other Terms

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP04 Patch 2

Reason and Prerequisites

Reproduction Steps:

  1. Create 3 levels of groups in the source system, e.g.:
    GroupA

    GroupA1

    GroupA1i

    GroupA1ii

    GroupB

    etc…

  2. Promote an lcmbiar file with the Groups on the top level and all their sub-Groups
  3. Import that lcmbiar file to the target BI 4.2 SP04 Patch2 system
  4. Go to Users and Groups.
  5. Open the group hierarchy and find the group hierarchy lost, all groups are on level 1.

Solution

This isssue is currently being investigated by development

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