Setting user and group permissions

The User and Group Permissions portlet lets you view and modify the roles that users and groups have on resources.

About this task

The User and Group Permissions portlet indicates whether roles are:
  • Explicitly assigned
  • Implicitly acquired through group membership
  • Inherited through the resource hierarchy
Roles for virtual resources: Resource types have predefined sets of applicable roles. You can assign access to all roles, including the Can Run As User role, for the following virtual resources:
  • CONTENT_MAPPINGS
  • DESIGNER DEPLOY SERVICE
  • EVENT HANDLERS
  • MARKUPS
  • POLICY MAPPING CONTEXTS
  • PORTAL
  • PORTAL SETTINGS
  • RATINGS
  • STEP_UP_AUTHENTICATION
  • TAGS
  • TEMPLATE DEPLOYMENT
  • THEME MANAGEMENT
  • USER SELF ENROLLMENT
  • VP URL MAPPINGS
  • WSRP EXPORT
  • XML ACCESS

To access the User and Group Permissions portlet and find instructions for managing access rights for users and user groups, do the following:

Procedure

  1. Log in to HCL as an administrator.
  2. Click the Administration menu icon .Site Administration > Advanced Administration.
  3. Select Access > User and Group Permissions.
    The User and Group Permissions portlet displays.
  4. Click the portlet menu icon and select Help to access instructions for managing the access rights that users and user groups have for resources.