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Configuring General Permissions for User Groups

How to control the actions that Groups of users can perform in OpenAsset

CJ Teeter avatar
Written by CJ Teeter
Updated over a week ago

You can configure Group permissions for a large number of actions within OpenAsset. To do so, navigate to 'Security' > 'Groups' within your settings menu.

Select the edit link next to the relevant Group and select 'General Permissions' from the menu to the left of the screen. 

From the following page, you can enable or disable any of the following permissions.



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