Identify who has authority to run Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) financial reporting and who has authority to grant that authority for a particular scope (including organization, PTA and subject area).

  • Learn the four-letter org code of the owning organization or its parent hierarchy lineage.
  • Be familiar with the OBI authority model so you can identify the people who have that authority. Refer to OBI Financial Reporting Authority Model for more information.
  1. Go to
  2. Enter your SUNet ID and password
  3. Select Oracle BI Authority Reports under Reportsor select the OBI Authority Reports Dashboard
  1. Filter the results to view the authority assignments specific to OBI Financial Reporting for the selected org
    1. Expand the Subsystem accordion and select Enterprise Reporting
    2. Expand the Business Function accordion and select Financial Reporting

 By clicking on the View Org Hierarchy icon (located under the organization name displayed at the top of the screen), you can navigate authority assignments at different levels of the org hierarchy.

Privilege Capability
Report Viewer
  • View static or interactive reports delivered via OBI report catalogs and dashboards
  • Perform analysis through interactive reports using drill-down and drill-across functionality
  • Can run ad hoc analyses, but not edit them
Intermediate Ad Hoc User
  • Create analyses for yourself (non-publishers)
  • Share analyses with other ad hoc users
  • Share analyses with information views (non ad hoc users) via export to Excel, PDF or PPT
Advanced Ad Hoc User
  • Create analyses and publish in OBI for use campus-wide

(Currently reserved for the central OBI Financial Reporting team)

Individuals with a green checkmark after the phrase Grantable can grant specific authority to others.


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