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Adding READ, USE and EXECUTE to a Folder does not allow a user to execute ARA objects


Article ID: 87952


Updated On:


CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


Affects Release version(s): 6;7

Error Message :

Adding mapping authorization, such as READ, USE and EXECUTE, between the AE and ARA for executing a workflow in a specific folder does not allow a user to execute the objects.

In order to determine if the issue impacts you, follow these steps:
  1. Prepare an ARA environment with at least one general (or application) workflow in a folder
  2. Create a group which grants the following permissions to that folder: RU--X (read, use, execute)
  3. Assign this group to a user who does not have any other permissions
  4. Log in as that user and try to execute the workflow.
Expected result:  As the user has the permission to read, use and execute the workflow, he or she should be able to execute.
Observed result:  Not able to execute.


Cause type:
Root Cause: Permission mappings not adequate in the configuration file.


Component: ARLSMG


Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): UI Plugin for ARA

Release Manager 7.0.1 – Available
Application Release Automation 6.0.3 – Available

Additional Information

Workaround :
Manually add the AE authorizations for the folder.