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Permissions

Description

 

The Permissions window which is only available in an advanced data source, can be found in every entry properties in the Security - Permissions section.

 

The Role Based Security System feature is not available using an Online Database. Only the Security Group Management system is offered with this type of data source.

 

The role-based permissions system can give a very accurate control of the security. Here is an overview of the permissions window:

 

Permissions panel

Permissions panel

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

1. Permission

Sets the permission mode. This must be set to Custom in order to change the discrete permissions below. Select between:

Default: will inherit the permissions from the parent groups.

Custom: lets you specify a custom value for each of the permission.

Everyone: everyone will be granted all the permissions below.

2. Discrete permissions

Lets you choose who you want to grant permissions to. These combo boxes are available only if the above Permission combo box is set to Custom. Select between:

Default: will inherit the permissions from the parent groups/folders.

Custom: lets you specify a custom value for the permission.

Everyone: everyone will be granted the permission

Never: no one but the administrators will be granted the permission.

3. Inherited permissions

Indicates what is inherited from parent groups.

4. Users / Roles selector

Lets you select Users / Roles to be granted the permission. Available only if the permission is set to Custom.

5. Current permission

Displays the granted permission for the current entry.

 

For more details on each permission, please consult our Common Settings - Permission topic.