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Authorization

InterSystems IRIS for Health™ supports a robust role-based authorization system, which determines an authenticated user can create, use, view, change, or delete.

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video iconUsers and Roles in InterSystems IRIS

documentation iconAuthorization basics

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documentation iconAssets and resources

documentation iconPrivileges and permissions

documentation iconRoles

documentation iconUsers

External role-assignment systems

You can assign roles to users outside of InterSystems IRIS for Health.

documentation iconLDAP

documentation icondelegated authorization (authorization only)

documentation icondelegated authentication (authorization and authentication)

Supported authorization-authentication combinations

You can use each authorization/role-assignment mechanism only with certain authentication mechanisms.

Authorization/role-assignment mechanism Authentication mechanism(s)
InterSystems authorization All authentication systems
Delegated authorization Delegated authentication, OS-based, Kerberos
LDAP LDAP, OS-based
Delegated authentication (can also perform authorization) Delegated authentication

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