Security Classes define security rights to objects such as content files, content types, inboxes, folders, and workflows. 

They allow you to define who can view, modify, and/or delete objects. 


After you have created Groups and Users for your DocStar site, you can create Security Classes. 


Click Security Classes option in the Admin > Manage (2) menu. This opens the Security Classes dialog. 


From this screen you can: 


  • Add a new security class and assign Groups and/or Users rights. 
  • Edit an existing Security Class. 
  • Delete an existing Security Class.


 

Creating the Security Class


 In the “Security Classes” dialog, on the left, there is a list of all security classes created for your DocStar site.


  1. To create a new class, select New from the Select a Security Class dropdown. 
  2. Enter a Name for the class. 
  3. Enter a Description for the class. 


Defining Rights for the Security Class


Of course, after you’ve created a security class, you’ll want to define some rights to the class. 


On the right-hand side, there are 2 areas, 1 each for users and groups. To define rights to the security class for a specific user or group, click the “Add” button at the bottom of the area and browse to the users and/or groups that you’d like to define the rights for. 


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Next, select the user or group, then, check the boxes under “Permissions” for the rights that you’d like to allow the user or group to have. 



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Note that you can simultaneously assign different rights to different users and groups. 


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Also note that these permissions are additive, meaning in this example, that user@email.here will inherit Modify, Redaction, View, Modify Content, and Modify Annotations in addition to Approve and Content Generation if that user is a member of the Default Group.