Read-only user able to modify active workflow state (preconditions)
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Read-only user able to modify active workflow state (preconditions)

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Article ID: 234630

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

AWI user with READ_ONLY permissions can ‘Ignore Preconditions’ on a running workflow even though they get ‘Access denied’ error. 

Example:

1. A user that inly has access to Process Monitoring perspective with READ permissions can right-click a job within a workflow in Process Monitoring and and select 'Modify' -> 'Ignore Preconditions'

2. ’Access denied’ message appears

3. After refreshing the workflow in Process Monitoring, job is now stuck in "Waiting for predecessor"

4. When viewing LOG report of a modified job, this message is present ‘U00020770 User 'USER/DEP' deactivates conditions for task 'JOBS.TESTJOB' (Lnr: '0002).’

 

 

Environment

Release : 12.3.X

Component : AUTOMATION ENGINE

Cause

Defect

Resolution

Defect is being worked on by Engineering. No ETA for a fix is available at this time.