This article covers:
- Navigating to the Permission node.
- The Permission node's layout and functionality.
- Resources for further learning.
Tip: Explore other ways administrators can customize and configure applications and apps here.
Follow the instructions below to go to the Permission node.
1. Go to Administrator and select an application.
2. Go to Permission using the left navigation.
3. Select a user, group, or role from the Configure dropdown.
You will land on the following page:
Upon reaching this node, you will see a list of data access permissions. The column values provide key information about the permissions.
|Detail||The dimension member or model to which permission has been granted.|
|Read||Whether read permission has been granted.|
|Write||Whether write permission has been granted.|
|Inherit From||The role or group the permission is inherited from.|
Manage model security
Users must be granted model security access to view data from forms and charts created from a model. Users that are not granted this access will receive a connection error when they attempt to view these resources.
The Permission node offers the following action to manage model security.
Add read and write permissions to models for the user, group, or role.
Manage dimension member security
Dimension member security is defined in a restrictive manner. By default, when no dimension member security is defined, users have read and write access to all of that dimension's members. However, once restrictions are defined on dimension members, only those dimension members will be accessible to the user.
The Permission node offers the following action to manage dimension member security.
Add read and write permissions to dimension members for the user, group, or role.