Privileges List as of Rel. 6.1.1

Privileges define WHAT FUNCTIONS a Group or Regular or Power User can perform in Metric Insights.  

An Admin can find the list of Privileges using the path Admin > System > Privileges.  When a Metric Insights instance is created for a customer, an Admin may select which Privileges are to be allowed and whether or not a Power User can assign certain Privileges to a Group to which the user has Edit Access.

The table below provides some additional information about a Privilege, including:

  • Its hierarchy (Standalone, Parent or Child)
  • Whether or not the Privilege can only be granted to a Power User
  • The Grouping to which the Privilege belongs
  • Whether or not an Admin can edit the Privilege's settings

Edit a Privilege  (Admin > System > Privileges > edit icon)

  1. Click the Edit icon on a row
  2. Include:  Determines whether or not the instance should allow this Privilege to be assigned
  3. PU Can Assign:  Set to control whether or not a Power User can assign to a Group if the Power User has the Privilege him/herself
  4. Save

Privilege list

PRIVILEGE NAME DESCRIPTION HIERARCHY USER TYPES GROUPING Admin Can Edit
Access Full Notification Schedule Editor Provides access to the full Notification Schedule editor to add Dependencies and apply other Advanced settings Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Notification Schedule Edit Access to any User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Access Projection View Metric Viewer shows calculated future values; i.e., "Projections" Standalone Both RU and PU Viewer Access Y
Access Statistical View Metric Viewer shows Standard Deviation plotted against results trend line Standalone Both RU and PU Viewer Access Y
Add Annotation Add explanatory text to data points on Metric or Report Charts Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Add Expert Analysis to any element Add Expert Analysis to any Metric or Report, not just those that User owns Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Add Expert Analysis to only those elements of which User is the Owner Restrict user's ability to add Expert Analysis to only those elements of which User is the Owner Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Allow Power Users to grant access to Portal Pages, Templates and/or Layouts and to share a Portal Page with any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting access to Portal Pages, Templates and/or Layouts as well as share a Portal Page with any Power User or Group when a Power User has Edit Access to the object Child of Create Portal Pages PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Category access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Category access to any User or Group Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Data Collection Trigger access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Data Collection Trigger access to any Power User or Group with the "Create Data Collection Triggers " Privilege Child of Create Data Collection Triggers PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Data Dependency access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Data Dependency access to any Power User or Group with the "Create Data Dependencies" Privilege Child of Create Data Collection Triggers PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Data Source access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Data Source access to any Power User or Group with the "Create Data Sources" Privilege Child of Create Data Sources PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Dataset access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Dataset access to any User or Group Child of Create Datasets PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Dimension access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Dimension access to any User or Group Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Element access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Element access to any User or Group Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Email Template access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting Email Template access to any Power User or Group when a Power User has Edit Access to the Template Child of Create Email Template PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow PowerUsers to grant JavaScript Chart Template access to any Power User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting JavaScript Chart Template access to any Power User or Group when a Power User has Edit Access to the Template Child of Create JavaScript Chart Template PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to grant Notification Schedule Edit Access to any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow granting of Notification Schedule Edit Access to any Power User or Group Child of Access Full Notification Schedule Editor PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Allow Power Users to share Folders with any User or Group Expand Power User's authority to allow sharing of Folders with any User or Group Child of Create Folders PU ONLY Folder Management Y
Assign Category with View Access to Elements/Datasets Allows Power User to assign a Category to which user has View Access to a new element/Dataset or edit an existing element/Dataset (to which user has Edit Access) that uses the Category Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Build Portal Pages Using HTML Allows user to access Portal Page HTML to which he has edit access Child of Create Portal Pages PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create Alerts Add and manage KPI Alerts, Report Alerts or Managed Alert Workflows Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Create Announcements Allows Power User to access Announcement list page and to add/change/delete Announcements that this user creates and associate Elements to which Power User has Edit Access Parent of "Show Announcements on Homepage" PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Bursts Add new Bursts, maintain settings, subscribe others and, if a Power User, grant access to the Burst. Limit Burst subscriptions and Permissions to Groups to which User belongs and to individual members of those Groups. Standalone Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Create content by joining Datasets (SQL) Add and manage objects with data sourced from a Dataset that uses the Data Source "Datasets (SQL)" PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create content using CSV Files Add and manage objects with data sourced from CSV Files Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create content using Datasets Add and manage objects with data sourced from a Dataset Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create content using Existing Metrics Add and manage objects with data sourced from Existing Metrics Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create content using Existing Reports Add and manage objects with data sourced from Existing Reports Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create content using Single Report Add and manage objects with data sourced from a Single Report Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create Data Collection Triggers Add and Manage Data Collection Triggers Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Data Collection Trigger access to any User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Data Dependencies Add and Manage Data Dependencies Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Data Dependencies access to any User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Data Sources Add and manage Data Sources Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Data Source access to any User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Datasets Add and manage Datasets Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Dataset access to any User or Group and Create Public View PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Email Templates Provides access to the Email Template list pages with active Name links to the Editors of Email Templates that the user created or to which user has access Parent of Allow Power Users to grant Email Template access to any Power User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Favorites Add new Favorites and maintain settings and content Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Create Folders Add new Folders, maintain settings/content and share only with Groups of which User is a member and with other Users in those Groups Parent of Allow Power Users to Share Folders with any User or Group Both RU and PU Folder Management N
Create FTP Connections Add and Manage FTP Connections Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Create Global Documents Allow Power Users to Create Global Documents PU ONLY Power User Content Security
Create Groups Add and Manage Groups but prevent adding of new All Access Groups Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create high frequency schedules Allows user to add and manage minute and hourly Notification Schedules Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Create JavaScript Chart Templates Provides access to the JavaScript Chart Template list page with active Name links to the Editors of JavaScript Chart Templates that the Power User created or to which user has Edit Access Parent of Allow Power Users to grant JavaScript Chart Template access to any Power User or Group PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create/Edit Portal Page Layouts Provides access to the Portal Page Layouts list with active Name links to the Editor of Layouts that the user created or to which user has Edit Access Child of Create Portal Pages PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
NOTE: "Build Portal Page...using HTML" is also granted when this Privilege is added if user does not already have it.
Create/Edit Portal Page Templates Provides access to the Portal PageTemplates list with active Name links to the Editor of Templates that the user created or to which user has Edit Access Child of Create Portal Pages PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
NOTE: "Build Portal Page...using HTML" is also granted when this Privilege is added if user does not already have it.
Create/Edit Portal Pages Provides access to the Portal Page list with active Name links to the Editors of Portal Pages that the user created or to which user has edit access Parent of other Portal Page Privileges PU ONLY Power User Content Security N
Create Public View Add and manage a Public View of a Dataset Child of Create Datasets PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Create Slideshow Add and manage content of a Slideshow Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Delete Collaborative Items and Remove Announcement Associations  Provides ability to delete Comments, Expert Analysis, and Annotations as well as remove Announcement associations from elements, tiles or charts to which the Power User has Edit Access Standalone PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Download CSV and Excel Data Allows Regular and Power Users to download Dataset, Metric and Report information and data from the associated Viewe Standalone Y
Enable/Disable Chart Preview Determine whether or not a preview of an Element will be opened when its Tile is clicked on the Homepage Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Manage Favorite Folders Rename the configured title of the User's default personal "Favorites" folder and add/manage additional Favorite Folders Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Manage CSS and images for Portal Pages Allows user to upload, delete and modify CSS and Images used in Portal Pages Child of Create Portal Pages PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
Manage User Access Requests Allows a Power User to process access requests for Elements that he can edit Standalone PU Power User Content Security Y
Modify My Settings Display the User's Personal menu (identifiable by name) and allow User to manage settings to which access has been granted via Privileges; e.g., My Notifications, My Alerts, My Favorites, My Settings, My Mobile Parent of Privileges in Personal Settings Grouping Both RU and PU Personal Settings N
Modify Un-saved Changes Behavior Request that a confirmation dialog box appears when navigating away from an Editor with unsaved changes Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Receive Expired Element Digest Request that Expired Element Digests be sent via email Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
See User Emails when sharing Expose User email address in addition to first/last or username when User is sharing an Element from its Viewer Standalone Both RU and PU Collaboration Y
Set Homepage Alert/Annotation Rules Modify the existing settings that control how often Alert and Annotation icons are cleared from the Homepage Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Set Homepage Refresh Frequency Modify the refresh frequency of the Homepage in milliseconds Child of Modify My Settings Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Share Favorites Allows a Favorite Folder to be shared with Group(s) to which the User belongs and individual members of the Group(s) Standalone Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y
Show Announcements on Homepage Power User can set the Announcement Editor option that allows it to be displayed on the Homepage Child of Create Announcements PU ONLY Power User Content Security Y
View Content Menu Access Content Menu on Homepage Standalone Both RU and PU Personal Settings Y