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SAP BPC 10.1 NW classic - query on user name

Hello Experts,

I am using the write back badi (WB) to process the data incoming from my input forms. In this WB, I need to read the id of frontend logged in user.

Now the logic in WB generates some output and passes this output set to a custom function module which writes the output to model based on the assigned security of the logged in user. To do that I presently pass the IS_USER-USER_ID variable from WB to the FM.

So instead of passing this user id to the FM can I read the SY-UNAME system variable within the FM ?

Will the SY-UNAME give me the frontend logged in user id consistently on parallel multiple logins ?

I am also trying to understand what/when is the difference between SY-UNAME and IS_USER-USER_ID on a real time perspective ?

Thanks,

Pankaj

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    Posted on Dec 10, 2015 at 05:34 PM

    Hi Pankaj,

    Initially SY-UNAME and USER_ID are same, but USER_ID can be changed using SET_CONTEXT Method.

    You have to remember that WB is called not only when data is saved in EPM Add-in, but also when Data Load is running or some script is executed. So, SY-UNAME can be ID under which DM Package is running, but if it comes from front-end it should be ID of the user who clicked "Save". USER_ID can be changed, so it looks like for your purposes you need to use SY-UNAME.

    Regards,

    Gersh

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