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Creating Universes with SAP BusinessObjects by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Understanding Data Security Profiles

Data Security Profiles are a set of rules and restrictions related to data. Usually, they will target the Data Foundation resource.

Let's try to create a Data Security Profile together with the following steps:

  1. Click on the Security Editor icon from the main IDT toolbar.
  2. Make sure that you are in the Universes/Profiles view.
  3. Click on the Insert Data Security Profile icon.

    The following window will open:

    Understanding Data Security Profiles

As we can see, there are five main categories for data restriction rules; these are explained in the upcoming sections.

Connections

In the Connections view, we can override the default connection used by the assigned ...

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