Copy permissions from a parent forum You can copy permissions from a parent forum to a child forum. Before you beginRole required: sn_communities.forum_admin Procedure Navigate to Community > Administration > Forums. Click a forum. Click the Copy Permissions from Parent Forum related link. All permissions and content types are copied from the parent to the child forum. A summary of the results is displayed at the top of the form. What to do nextConfigure the forum users and permissions as required.