Asset Collection User Assignment

The Users page (tab) lists current permissions and roles for the asset collection or workflow’s working copy. For details on how permissions and roles work in TopBraid EDG, please see the Access Control documentation.

Managers will be able to use this page to modify roles and permissions. Other users this view is read-only..

Collection Permissions


For any asset collection and a working copy of a collection in a context of a workflow, access to its basic viewing, editing, and utility functions is controlled by the three nested permission profiles: viewereditor, and manager (where each profile is a superset of the preceding one). On each collection, these permissions are set for various users, either as individuals or as security roles (e.g., from LDAP).

Collection Permissions section list the three permission profiles and, for each, users that have it.  A blank setting indicates that no users have this profiles.

In a context of a production copy of an asset collection, permissions can be set for any user. In a context of a workflow permissions can be set only for users that already have (at least) a viewers privileges for the production copy.

A given user can have permission profiles for the collection itself (production copy) that differ from a profile for one of its workflows working copies. Similarly, they could have different permissions in the context of different workflows.

For example, if Jane has manager permission profile for an asset collection, she can give John viewer privileges for it and editor privileges for one of its workflow copies. John can then make changes in the context of a workflow.

A user that has any governance role for a collection is automatically granted viewer privileges for the collection and any of its workflows. Users can also be designated as managers or editors through their governance role. For more information see the Governance Model section of the documentation. 

A user with multiple permission profiles on a given collection or workflow receives the greatest level assigned. See Workflows – Rights Entailed by Permissions Profiles for details.

Collection Governance Roles


This section lists governance roles assigned either directly for this collection or indirectly through a governance area it belongs to.

Users with manager privileges can use this page to assign governance roles to other users: as individuals, as security roles (e.g., from LDAP), or as organizations. For details on governance roles, see Governance Model > Governance Areas (and Roles).