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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By : Jose R Ruiz
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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By: Jose R Ruiz

Overview of this book

Oracle Essbase is a Multi-Dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) server, providing a rich environment for effectively developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications. Oracle Essbase enables business users to quickly model complex business scenarios. This practical cookbook shows you the advanced development techniques when building Essbase Applications and how to take these applications further. Packed with over 90 task-based and immediately reusable recipes, this book starts by showing you how to use a relational data model to build and load an Essbase cube and how to create a data source, prepare the mini schema, and work with the data elements in Essbase Studio. The book then dives into topics such as building the BSO cube, building the ASO cube, using EAS for development, creating Calculation Scripts and using MaxL to automate processes.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook
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Using Shared Services to add and provision a user

In this recipe, we will add a group, provision that group, and add a user to that group using Oracle Shared Services. We will also grant the group Server Access role, read access to Sample.Basic, and discuss some of the other roles that you can assign.

Getting ready

To get started, click on the Start menu and navigate to Programs | Oracle EPM System | Foundation Services, select the Shared Services URL, enter your username and password, and click on the Log in button.

How to do it...

  1. On the left-hand side, under Provisioning, expand User Directory | Native Directory, right-click on Groups, and click on New.

  2. Enter Sample_Write in the Name textbox, click on Save, and at the Group Sample_Write created prompt, click on OK.

  3. Right-click on the Users under Native Directory and click on New. If you are using an external directory, then you could have simply added the user to your group using the Create Group menu in step 2. We need to set up a native user...