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How to send email, when users roles change - User Manager customization

I've been tasked with an interesting challenge. The client wants a user to be sent an email informing them when they have been assigned to a specific role by an Admin. What will be the best way to ...
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Is it possible to assign the ability to unlock multiple users' items to a non-administrator role?

One of the things I have to occasionally do as an administrator is unlock items which a user has forgotten to unlock before leaving on vacation. I've been asked if we could create a role which could ...
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What role to add to show just the presentation details [duplicate]

I'm creating roles for the Author user who should be able to add components to the page (along with creating & editing content). This user has only two roles now - Sitecore client authoring & ...
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Administrator access as a role

When you edit a user in Sitecore, such as Sitecore\Admin, there's a checkbox to set the user as an Administrator. This checkbox is not available on roles. How do you set a group of users to the ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

I have created a workflow and two roles - author & approver. Also assigned permissions for the respective workflow states to each role. There are 4 Workflow states: Draft |_Submit Awaiting ...
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Get base or inherited roles from Role or User object

Is there any way from an API level to obtain a list of roles which are "base" roles from an existing Role object? i.e. the roles which would grant inherited read access? I've noticed that when ...
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Remove the ability of a role to modify publish targets

How can I disable/hide the "Targets" tab of the publishing restrictions dialog for a given role? My role inherits from sitecore\Sitecore Client Publishing and I found that I can disable publishing ...
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Granting a role access to a field

I have a component in my sitecore instance called an Article Download component. One of the fields for this component is called Download Item and it is the type link (not General Link). My authors are ...
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Is it possible to revoke access of item from all roles at once without looping?

Consider below case for this example. Content Tree: Home A1 A1B1 A1B1C1 A1B1C2 A1B2 A2 Roles: RoleA1 - Having access of item A1 and ...
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Any known way to hide Sitecore sensitive data

We have configured Sitecore security on items for the roles and seeing the sensitive data in the browser logs. We have a custom error page which interrogates the return codes(403/404/ or any other) ...
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Roles are missing from Role Manager. How would I restore the roles for the newer version?

My client has fairly recently upgraded their Sitecore from 7.2 to 8.1 Update 3. They are using EXM. We realized today that many of the newer Sitecore 8 roles are missing from Role Manager (which is ...
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create custom role with login

What access in security editor should i give when i want a role to have login capability. I want to create a new role that is NOT a member of any other existing roles (like client author or Author ...
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Decreasing security rights on sitecore role

I have a role which is inheriting for other roles (one of which is sitecore\Designer). The role now has all access rights to Templates and its sub items. Now I want to reduce the access rights such ...
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Identify Administrators in Javascript

I am modifying the existing javascript for the SelectRoles modal window, and I would like to add a piece of code to check if the current user has the "Is Administrator" checkbox checked. I need to ...
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How can I move access rights on Sitecore custom role?

created new Sitecore custom role and assigned access rights for this role. Tested working fine. Now plan is to move this implementation to another environment. We created new Sitecore package to do ...
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Language based roles

We need to grant access to languages based on role (ex. the role for English and Spanish language) so that user with these roles will have access to specific languages.
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How to grant bucket sync permission to role

I have a custom bucket that organizes items using a custom rule based on the value of a date field called "Event Start Date" on each page item. I'm trying to give content authors the ability to ...
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Ability for content authors to edit items without locking [duplicate]

Hi we want to provide access to our content authors where they can start editing any item without the need to lock it. I am able to do this when I provide them administrator access. Is there a way we ...
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Securing Sitecore 9.0.2 PAAS xDB & xConnect Server Role Services

We are using Sitecore 9.0.2 PAAS on Azure and we found that below server roles are not on https instead they are on http xDB Role Services Processing (prc) Reporting (rep) xConnect Server Role ...
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How can I copy security fields between environments?

How can I copy security fields between environments? I can't use TDS serialization because there are too many changes that would be propagated. Is it possible to simply only copy the security fields?...
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Security setup - member of two roles with different access

I have an extranet where, by default, I've denied permissions to the whole tree to the anonymous account to ensure a login. One of the subitems is content only for staff who have access, rather than ...
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Insert Link dialog “empty” for mapped azure AD role

I've created a working azure ad login into my local sitecore installation. That seems to "work". I can login so far. I've mapped a a role to my azure user, that not working so good so I've assigned ...
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Content Delivery Role on Sitecore 9 throws Post condition failed

We deployed our codebase on the upgraded instance on Sitecore 9.0.2 in an scaled environment with 1CM(for CM, Processing, Reporting), 1 xConnect and 2 CD (for Content Delivery Role). The CM and all ...
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Inheriting Sitecore Roles

I have a role "Editor" which is having certain permissions and don't have read access to Sitecore/Social item. Now i need to create a new role "Approver" which is having same access as Editor but ...
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Sitecore permissions removed after deployment

A management role was added to Sitecore and permissions were granted to the role to allow Online Comms to manage content. The roles and accounts that were created still exist, however the permissions ...
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Restricting which roles a role can assign

So, I've set it up so that a given role can create new users and assign them roles. What I really would like to do is to restrict which roles that role can assign. Is there a way to do this? If it'...
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Read access to role is not working

I have created new Sitecore item in start menu and created new role to give access to item for one of our user. But item is not displaying at all in start menu when I login as that user(after new role ...
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How to allow a user to publish items one by one, but not the entire site

I received a client request where they want me to modify the Author role; so that any user with this role can view and modify a subset of items, and can publish only a single item at a time and not ...
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Give Role permissions to add Url Redirects in System folder

I need to give a content author permissions to add url redirects to the folder /sitecore/system/Modules/Redirect Module, but I don't want to make them an administrator. How do I do that? I've tried ...
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Login virtual user to Sitecore Content Editor

Sitecore 8.2 I need to login virtual user with name like 'virtualUser2000' (not 'sitecore\virtualUser2000') to sitecore content editor. My code: var virtualUser = _authenticationManager....
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Why are Sitecore roles not persisting quick enough when using a scaled CD?

User scenario is as follows: Anonymous user navigates to website home page Automatically redirected to /login, which detects user is not authenticated & redirects to ADFS User authenticates on ...
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Content authors to see their own items only in workbox, not from other authors

Is there a way to implement the workflow and user roles for Content authors to see their own items only in workbox not from other authors.
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Sitecore Add Role In Role using Sitecore Power Shell Extension Script

How can we add RoleToTheRole. For example i want to add ('sitecore\developer') role to the role ('sitecore\test') using power shell script. In c# with the below code i am able to add role to the role ...
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Can't edit an image if user doesn't have access to English language

In the Sitecore site I'm working on (Sitecore 9.0.2 & SXA 1.7), we have two Roles Arabic News Role English News Role Arabic News Role has access to ar language only, and English News Role has ...
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Access to Dictionary items for Content Authors

How to provide access only to the dictionary items under System node for content authors? We don't need to expose other items under /sitecore/system/ node. Content Authors already provided with "...
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Role required to display Add an account dialog

Which of the standard Sitecore roles is required for a CMS user to view the 'Add an account' dialog via the Content Editor? Any Item > Security > Assign security Adding the user to the sitecore\...
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Do not colocate serialized items and serialized roles in the same folder

What is the reason behind not co-locating serialized items and roles within the same folder? I keep my serializations in the project git repository for DTAP CI/CD purposes and with the default set-up ...
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How to define a new user role that can create and approve their OWN content only?

I have a requirement like a user should create and approve their OWN content only and it should not accessible that created/updated Sitecore items to other users. Ex: user1 has created a test1 page ...
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Roles: regional author to edit certain “global” items based on template

We need to create a role that would: - generally be only able to edit content in specific language (i.e fr-fr, regional author) - except items based on template A where they also should be able to ...
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Page Creation role in Sitecore Habitat

In the Sitecore Habitat implementation, I am looking for a role that is allowed to create/rename and delete items. I see the role habitat\Project Habitat Content Author, that is only allowed to read ...
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Security Roles required for Web Forms For Marketers email save action

I have been trying to tidy up permissions on our Sitecore install. My admin account has every permission haphazardly applied which causes all kinds of issues, but I can create WFFM forms with email ...
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Non-admin user facing issue while accessing Sitecore items

We are getting below error while login as non-admin user and accessing the Sitecore items "The security settings for the current language prevent you from seeing this item. To continue, select ...
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What sitecore role groups to be used where user can see the details in Presentation Tab but cannot edit them

I am trying to create a role group where user have read access to all the items but can see the presentation details in read mode. I have gone through the below link where the question asked is ...
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How can I update Virtual User's role after authenticating via external Identity Provider (Azure)?

Setup: Sitecore 9.0.1 (rev. 171219) Azure B2C External Identity Provider I am using Azure B2C federated authentication provider to authenticate users. Once a user is authenticated via AzureB2C the ...
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Sitecore Content Authors unlock items locked by others [duplicate]

Is there like a super content author or custom role that i can create where a content author can unlock not only their's but all others locked items? I know making them admin would do - but i dont ...
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The “Sitecore Client Users” role and concurrent user limit?

Let's say your license limits you to 10 concurrent CMS users at once. If someone's user account is in the Sitecore Client Users role, and they log in with that account, do they count as a concurrent ...
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Sitecore Role Based Visibility of Items

We need to have role-based visibility of items in the Content Tree where items created by Admins should not be visible to anybody apart from Admins and items created by Approvers can be visible to ...
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WFFM Roles not working

The following role was assigned to a user, But still not able to view WFFM module in Sitecore Sitecore\Developer Sitecore\Designer Sitecore\Sitecore Client Developing Sitecore\Sitecore Market Form ...
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Attempting to Change Template logs out user

On a site that was recently upgraded from v8.0 Update 3 to v8.1 Update 3, editors are reporting that when they attempt to change the template of an item, they end up on the login page. These users are ...
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“Application access denied.” when viewing roles

I am getting an Application access denied. message when viewing the roles, when trying to edit a personization rule ("where the current user is a member of the specific role"). When I click specific ...