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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook by Simon Buxton

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Assigning roles to users

This recipe will help to manually adjust the roles for specific users. This is discussed in detail from the role perspective in Chapter 10, Setting Up and Managing Security.

Roles equate to a set of duties and privileges to system functionality. The concept of a role is to simplify the process of configuring user security by providing preconfigured roles that we simply assign to the users.

This is repeated in Chapter 10, Setting Up and Managing Security, but the role has an impact on licensing. Moreover, it unclear from the system whether the roles you assigned are functional or enterprise.

Getting ready

If we used the Active Direct Import wizard, we may have already assigned roles to the user.

You will need to use this method ...

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