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List of Available Permissions

In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled, users can only perform certain tasks if they have the appropriate permissions for those tasks.

Some permissions take precedence over others. For example, if a user has Use Version Control permission, they can modify model elements on import even if they do not have Update Element permission.



Enables the user to

See also

Administer Database

Compact and repair a project database

Compact a Project

Repair a Project

Admin Workflow

Develop and manage workflow scripts

Workflow scripts

Audit Settings

Change the audit settings in the Audit Settings dialog

Audit Settings

Audit View

Enable auditing and display data in the Audit View and Audit History tab

Audit View Controls

Audit History Tab

Baselines - Manage

Create, delete, import and export Baselines

Package Baselines

Baselines - Restore

Merge data into the project model from a Baseline or XML file

Package Baselines

Change Password

Change your own password or (Administrator) another user's password

Change Password

Check Data Integrity

Check and repair project data integrity

Check Project Data Integrity

Configure Datatypes

Add, modify and delete datatypes

Data Types

Configure Images

Configure alternative element images

Using The Image Manager

Configure Packages

Configure controlled packages and package properties

Configure Packages

Configure Resources

Create and manage Resources window items: RTF templates, patterns, profiles and favorites


Configure Stereotypes

Add, modify and delete Stereotypes

Stereotype Settings

Configure Version Control

Set up version control options for the current model

Version Control Settings Dialog

Export XMI

Export a model to XMI

Export to XMI

Generate Documents

Generate RTF and HTML documents from model packages

RTF Documents

HTML Reports

Generate Source Code and DDL

Generate source code and DDL from a model element, and synchronize code against model elements if it already exists

Generate Source Code

Generate DDL for a Table

Synchronize Model and Code

Import XMI

Import a model from XMI

Import from XMI

Lock Objects

Lock an element or package

Lock Model Elements

Lock Packages

Manage Diagrams

Create new diagrams, copy and delete existing diagrams, and save a diagram as a UML Pattern

Create a Pattern

Add New Diagrams

Copy a Diagram

Delete Diagram

Manage Glossary

Create, edit and delete glossary items in the Project Glossary

Project Glossary

Manage Issues

Update and delete model Issues

Project issues

Manage Project Calendar

Add, update and delete Project Calendar events; those without this permission can view calendar items


Manage Project Information

Update and manage project resources, metrics and risks

Project Resources

Manage Reference Data - Update

Update and delete reference items

Reference Data

Manage Replicas

Create and synchronize replicas

Create Replicas

Synchronize Replicas

Manage Tests

Update and delete Test records

The Testing Workspace

Reverse Engineer from DDL and Source Code

Reverse engineer from source code or ODBC, and synchronize model elements against code

Import Source Code

Security - Enable/Disable

Disable user security in Enterprise Architect

Enable Security

Security - Manage Locks

View and delete element locks

View and Manage Locks

Security - Manage Users

Maintain users, groups and assigned permissions

Maintain Users

Assign User to Groups

Set Up Single Permissions

Spell Check

Spell check package and set spell check language

Using the Spell Checker

Transfer Data

Transfer model between different repositories

Perform a Project Data Transfer

Transform Package

Perform transformations of packages and elements

Model Transformations

Update Diagrams

Update diagram appearance, properties and layout, including the Page Setup dialog

Diagram Properties

Set Diagram Page Size

Update Element

Save model changes (including delete) for elements, packages, and relationships

Element Tasks


Connector Tasks

Use Version Control

Check files in and out using version control

Check In and Check Out Packages