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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial by Adrian Ward, Haroun Khan, Christian Screen

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Security

As yet, we have not discussed any security in this chapter. This is a complicated subject and we could actually write a book in itself on the topic. As a beginner's guide, we will now take a brief look at some of the basic options.

Object security

As you learned in the preceding chapter, you can set permissions for every object in the Presentation Catalog. From folders and filters to analyses and dashboards. Let's look at an example.

Let's say that we only wanted one group of users to see one page of our current dashboard, and another group to see the other page. We can go to dashboard properties from the dashboard editor. We choose one of the pages and click on the padlock icon:

This brings us to the Permission screen. We can then click ...

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