The Proficy Portal security system allows you to define roles. Roles define the Proficy Portal privileges for individual Windows group or user accounts. User accounts can also have privileges but the role privileges supplement any user account privilege already defined.
A privilege provides access to:
A specific action, such as switching to the configuration environment or saving run-time changes.
A specific location, such as a folder.
To create a role you can assign any of the following items to it:
Whether or not members of the role have access to a reserved session; that is, whether the user will always be able to log into Proficy Portal regardless of the number of license seats available.
Proficy Portal user accounts.
Windows user or groups accounts.
Privileges to specific functions in the Administration application, the Proficy Portal client, or the Statement Builder.
By assigning a group account to a role, you give the users within the group access to the privileges assigned to the role. For more information about Proficy Portal security, refer to Securing Proficy Portal.