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Control what each user is permitted to use, view, or alter.
Background Information
Authorization is the process of controlling what each user can use, view, or alter in the application.
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Role-based authorization model
InterSystems uses a role-based authorization model; roles carry permissions, and users are assigned to roles. A user then has the cumulative permissions provided by all the roles to which the user belongs.
As a programmer, you are responsible for including the appropriate security checks within your code to make sure that a given user has permission to perform a given task. You can also temporarily give a user permissions for a specific task, using an option called role escalation.
For information, see the Caché Security Administration Guide. Also see the Caché Security Tutorial.
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