Using CitectSCADA > Securing Projects > Using CitectSCADA Security > Roles


When creating a role, consider the tasks the users who are assigned this role will be expected to perform within the project, and what system elements that user will need to have access to, or be restricted from. Using the areas and privileges defined previously, a number of example roles are outlined below.

Note: Area 0 is assigned by default to every role. This means users can view any system element in Area 0.

Role Description Viewable Areas assigned Privileges

Receiver controller

Needed to monitor the receiver area, print out reports and track progress of supplies. Also will need to control system elements that have a privilege level of 1,4,5.



Operations Manager

Needed to monitor the Processing area of the plant. Needs to be also able to control elements within processing. At times will need to be able to check on the Receivals area.



Despatch Handler

Needs to be able to organize the packing and distribution of final product. Will need to track product production to schedule dispatch tasks for packer. 8,10,11,12 1,2,5,6


Engineer is necessary to have access to every area of the plant, and will be able to operate any system element. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 1,2,3,4,5,6

Conveyor Operator

Needs to be able to operate the conveyor.



Mixer Operator

Needs to have access to each type of mixer operation. Will have access to areas 4 to 7 and will be able to operate any system element with a privilege of 2. 4,5,6,7



Needed to be able to package goods



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