There are two levels of permission to use the SP Dashboard Portal to visualize information:
This section explains the levels of permission granted for users of the Dashboard Portal. For granting permission for individual dashboards within the portal, see Securing Dashboards.
- Creator: User roles with this permission level have administrative privileges over he Dashboard Portal. They are allowed to design, view, edit, or delete dashboards. They can also create, edit and delete widgets and pages for dashboards.
- Viewer: User roles with this permission level are only allowed to view dashboards.
The following topics cover how to configure dashboard authorization:
Before configuring Dashboard Portal permissions, the user roles to be assigned permissions must be already defined in the user store with the required user IDs. For detailed instructions, see User Management.
The following is a sample configuration of user roles for the Dashboard Portal. These user roles are defined in the
<SP_HOME>/conf/dashboard/deployment.yaml file under the
wso2.dashboard: namespace as shown below.