“No authorization for selected operation” – BACKTRACK Error Message

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Article # 3265


When using BACKTRACK, the user encounters the following error message, “No authorization for selected operation.”

This Error Message Article explains the BACKTRACK error message and provides details on how to fix the underlying problem that caused it to appear.


This error message indicates that the user is trying to perform an action not allowed in the BACKTRACK security settings for that user group.


The user either needs to be assigned a different security group or the security group needs to changed.

To change user security group:

To change security setting and permissions:



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