II 12. Maintain Permission Lists

A.     Create New Permission List:

  1. Navigate to PeopleTools à Securityà Permissions & Roles à Permission Lists.
  2. On the search page, click Add a New Value.
  3. In the Permission List edit box, enter the name of permission list to create.
  4. Assign appropriate permissions to the permission list (discussed in the following sections)
  5. Save your permission list.

** Permission list name should be in all CAPS and should not have any spaces.

B.    Copy permission list:

  1. Navigate to PeopleToolsà Securityà Permissions & Rolesà Copy Permission Lists.
  2. On the search page, enter the name of the permission list you want to copy and click search.
  3. The Permission List Save As page appears.
  4. On the Permission List Save As page, enter a new name in the “To:” field for the permission list that you want to copy.
  5. Click Save.

** When you copy a permission list, all function security granted to the original permission list is copied to the new permission list. However, any data security access granted to the original permission list will have to be manually re-assigned to the new permission list.

C.      Delete Permission list:

  1. Navigate to PeopleToolsà Security à Permissions & Rolesà Delete Permission Lists.
  2. On the search page, enter the name of the permission list you want to delete, and click search.
  3. The Delete Permission List page appears.
  4. Click Delete Permission List.
  5. Click OK to confirm the deletion.

** You cannot delete a permission list as long as it is assigned to a role or a user profile. Remove the Permission list from all the assigned roles and/or users before attempting to delete it.