In the context of most applications, people naturally fall into groups of users that perform similar functions. Domino provides a security feature called Roles, which enables you to design the security of an application around required functions rather than around people.
Users, groups, and servers can be assigned roles, and after roles have been implemented, you can use them to control
Access to specific views or folders
Who can read documents
Who can create documents
Who can edit documents
Who can access sections within a document
Who can use actions or buttons that have been hidden with hide-when formulas
Who can see text hidden with hide-when formulas
Who can run an agent
Some of the many advantages of using roles include the following: ...