Permission schemes

 

What are permission schemes?

Permission schemes allow you to limit or extend access of users to information and actions, on Approval Path for Confluence, you can benefit from permission schemes on the Space and Page levels.

Do I need to use permission schemes?

Permission schemes help you customize user access to information and actions, however, if you do not need to customize permissions, Approval Path has a default permission scheme in place.

Default Space Permissions

By default, all space and global administrators can view the Approval Path space settings page and manage definitions.

  • Manage Approvals in Space - This will allow the user to view the Space settings page.

  • Add new Approval definition - This will allow the user to create new approval definitions.

  • Edit existing Approval definition - This will allow the user to edit existing definitions.

Default Page Permissions

By default, all users who can view the confluence page can view the Approval Path section and perform all approval actions on the confluence page.

  • View Approval Path on the page - This will allow the user to view the ongoing approval path.

  • Start new Approval - This will allow the user to start a predefined approval path from the list.

  • Reset ongoing Approval - This will allow the user to reset an ongoing approval path.

How to apply permission schemes

As an administrator, you can navigate to the global settings of Approval Path,

  1. Click on the “Apps” dropdown menu

  2. Select the “Approval path” option

  3. Select the “Permissions” tab

On the permissions page, you can enable permission schemes,

Add a group to grant them access, you can add multiple groups.

Leaving the permission fields empty will deny access to all users.

Global administrators and software administrators will always have access to view project settings