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Unable to add the windows AD users manually in CMC

Oct 24, 2017 at 07:29 AM

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We are trying to add the windows AD users manually in CMC.

Able to add some of the users of the same group, But not able to some of the users of the same group , getting an error -

The secWinAD plugin failed to look up the account for the user "123456".

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SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.1 Support Pack 5 Patch 2

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Former Member Nov 01, 2017 at 04:31 AM
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Hi,

Windows AD users must be mapped from Active Directory. Users will be displayed in the CMC after updating the Windows AD plug-in. Can you describe how to you are trying add a user manually?

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Tim Ziemba
Nov 03, 2017 at 04:21 PM
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There are no issues on that version so the error means we queried AD and it came back negative, you should get the same error for any user that is not a member of a group mapped into BI

You can add domain users (not necessarily recommended in larger domains) and try again to verify the issue is not the user.

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Yogesh Patel
Nov 03, 2017 at 04:35 PM
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Hello Manasa Reddy Regalla,

If you read blog below it will give you an idea for AD and BI integration.

https://blogs.sap.com/2016/09/02/sso-configuration-with-active-directory-sap-business-objects-42-aes-encryption/

Thanks

Yogesh

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