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Policies are the main building block of the permissions system. Each Role you assign to user or user group consists of Policies which define, which parts of the application or website the user has access to.

Available Policies

Module Function Effect
all modules all functions grant all available permissions
content read view the content both in front and back end
  diff unused
  view_embed view content embedded in another Content item (even when the User is not allowed to view it as an individual Content item)
  create create new content. Note: even without this Policy the User is able to enter edit mode, but cannot finalize work with the Content item.
  edit edit existing content
  publish publish content. Without this Policy, the User can only save drafts or send them for review (in Ibexa Experience)
  manage_locations remove Locations and send content to Trash
  hide hide and reveal content Locations
  reverserelatedlist see all content that a Content item relates to (even when the User is not allowed to view it as an individual Content items)
  translate unused
  remove remove Locations and send content to Trash
  versionread view content after publishing, and to preview any content in the Site mode
  versionremove remove archived content versions
  translations manage the language list in Admin
  urltranslator manage URL aliases of a Content item
  pendinglist unused
  restore restore content from Trash
  cleantrash empty the Trash (even when the User does not have access to individual Content items)
  unlock unlock drafts locked to a user for performing actions
Content Type update modify existing Content Types. Also required to create new Content Types
  create create new Content Types. Also required to edit exiting Content Types
  delete delete Content Types
state assign assign Object states to Content items
  administrate view, add and edit Object states
role assign assign Roles to Users and User Groups
  update modify existing Roles
  create create new Roles
  delete delete Roles
  read view the Roles list in Admin. Required for all other role-related Policies
section assign assign Sections to content
  edit edit existing Sections and create new ones
  view view the Sections list in Admin. Required for all other section-related Policies
setup administrate access Admin
  install unused
  setup unused
  system_info view the System Information tab in Admin
view view the "Sites" in the top navigation
  create create sites in the Site Factory
  edit edit sites in the Site Factory
  delete delete sites from the Site Factory
  change_status change status of the public accesses of sites to Live or Offline in the Site Factory
user login log in to the application
  password unused
  preferences access and set user preferences
  register register using the /register route
  selfedit unused
  activation unused
invite create and send invitations to create an account
workflow change_stage change stage in the specified workflow
comparison view view version comparison
personalization view view scenario configuration and results for selected SiteAccesses
edit modify scenario configuration for selected SiteAccesses
read load Segment information
create create Segments
update update Segments
remove remove Segments
assign_to_user assign Segments to Users
read load Segment Group information
create create Segment Groups
update update Segment Groups
remove remove Segment Groups
product create create a product
view view products listed in the product catalog
edit edit a product
delete delete a product
product_type create create a product type, a new attribute, a new attribute group and add translation to product type and attribute
view view product types, attributes and attribute groups
edit edit a product type, attribute, attribute group
delete delete a product type, attribute, attribute group
commerce currency manage currencies
region manage regions
customer_group create create a customer group
view view customer groups
edit edit a customer group
delete delete a customer group
catalog create create a catalog
view view catalogs
edit edit a catalog
delete delete a catalog
taxonomy read view the Taxonomy interface
manage create, edit, and delete tags
assign tag or untag content
view view a cart
create create a cart
edit change cart metadata (name, currency, owner), add/remove cart items
delete delete cart, for example, after successful checkout
view access checkout
create create new checkout, for example, after workflow fails to complete
update change currency, quantity
delete delete checkout, for example, after workflow completes successfully

Combining Policies

Policies on one Role are connected with the and relation, not or, so when Policy has more than one Limitation, all of them have to apply.

If you want to combine more than one Limitation with the or relation, not and, you can split your Policy in two, each with one of these Limitations.