I have package which communicates with oracle clients at the back end or we can say some how it needs to communicate with oracle 10g to retrive some data. I'm using thinapp and my package.ini file is in merged mode. The app works fine for the users who have admin rights. the user who does not have admin rights are having issues as the package can't communicate with the oracle clients..
i'm sure the error is some thing with respect to ODBC settings .i'm not sure how to approach.can u guys help me abt this this is important...
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Business objects is such a peculiar application, normal users do need access rights on some of the folders in C:\Program Files\Business Objects.
Please refer the vendor installation help docs to know the folder names. Have you done that setting in your package?
Answered 02/14/2011 by: WiseAppPackager
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As usual, ProcMon will show EXACTLY what access is being requested by the application. If it is ODBC, I'd bet that you have the Oracle DSN set to be a System DSN. That means that the user requires rights to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ODBC. If you were to make it a User DSN, that would involve HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ODBC where, of course, ordinary users will have sufficient rights.

If the issue is file/folder access, ProcMon will show that, too. You can then include either a permission-setting Custom Action (using SetACL/XCACLS/SecEdit/whatever) or, if you're a masochist, use the LockPermissions table.
Answered 02/20/2011 by: VBScab
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