System Administration

Copy a Security Role

Before this task is performed, the role being copied must exist. Refer to Create Security Roles for more information.

An Administrator has the ability to copy an existing role into a new role. This copy process includes keys, configured quick links and WebApp groups. It does not include the user(s) assigned to that role.

To copy a role:

  1. Select Admin > Security > Security Definitions > Security Roles in the Navigation pane; the Security Roles page displays.
  2. Select a Security Role.
  3. Click the Copy Role icon; the Copy RoleVertical View displays.
  4. Click Edit.

    View the field descriptions for the Copy Role page

  5. Enter a description in the Description for the new role.
  6. Enter a unique name in the New Name field for the new role.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click the Copy Role icon.
  9. Click the Back arrow.

NOTE: Once the Back arrow is clicked, the new role will appear on the Security Roles page.