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Edit an Object Role

One may change the Name , Definition and Capability assignments for any global role.

The capabilities include:

Capability Name

Type

Definition

Repository Management

Producer

Allows to create, update, delete repository objects.

Metadata Import/Export

Producer

Allows to import/export metadata

Data Management

Producer

Allows to import data profiling and sampling information

Security Management

Producer

Allows to view, set roles on repository objects

Workflow Management

Producer

Allows to enable and configure workflow on content objects

Certification Management

Producer

Allows to update, delete any certifications on objects

Endorsement Management

Producer

Allows to update, delete any endorsements on objects

Warning Management

Producer

Allows to update, delete any warnings on objects

Comment Management

Producer

Allows to update, delete any comments on objects

Watcher Management

Producer

Allows to add/remove any watcher assignment

Metadata Management

Producer

Allows to edit metadata including attribute and relationships local to the model

Business Documentation Editing

Producer

Allows to set the business name and business definition on an object

Diagram Editing

Producer

Allows to create / edit diagrams in database models

Data Classification Editing

Producer

Allows to approve, propose, reject a data class or sensitivity label on an object

Label Editing

Producer

Allows to update labels on an object

Attachment Editing

Producer

Allows to add / remove attachments to an object

Certification Editing

Producer

Allows to create, update, delete your own certifications on objects

CSV Exporting

Consumer

Allows to export metadata using CSV including attributes and relationships

Endorsement Editing

Consumer

Allows to create, update, delete your own endorsements on objects

Warning Editing

Consumer

Allows to create, update, delete your own warnings on objects

Comment Editing

Consumer

Allows to create, update, delete your own comments on objects

Watcher Editing

Consumer

Allows a user to add / remove themselves as a watcher on an object

Repository Viewing

Consumer

Allows to view the repository tree and interact with versions

Metadata Viewing

Consumer

Allows to view the metadata stored in a content

Data Viewing

Consumer

Allows to view the imported data including data sampling and all data profiling information

Workflow Editing

Producer

Allows to assign and adjust workflow processes

Workflow Reviewing

Producer

Allows to review in workflow processes

Workflow Approving

Producer

Allows to approve in workflow processes

Workflow Publishing

Producer

Allows to publish in workflow processes

Steps

  1. Sign in as a user with at least the Security Administrator capability object role assignment .
  2. Go to MANAGE > Object Roles in the banner.
  3. Select a row and click Edit .
  4. Update Name and Definition .
  5. Use the Capabilities pick list to select capability assignments for the global role.
  6. Click OK .
Information note

You may simply double-click a cell in the sheet of capabilities vs. roles to set or unset a particular capability assignment (responsibility).

Again, if a role has any capability type Producer , then it is of type Producer , otherwise if all capabilities for that role are Consumer only, then it is of type Consumer .

Example

Sign in as Administrator and go to MANAGE > Object Roles.

Pick the Finance Content Custodian role (added earlier). Edit the Definition by adding “workflow editor” to the list of capabilities. Then add the Workflow Editing capability.

Click SAVE .

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