Create a permission exception Create a permission exception for users who require specific permissions for a forum. Before you beginRole required: sn_communities.forum_admin About this task Permission exception records are created for users who require specific permissions for a particular forum, for example, a forum manager. Any other permissions that the user has are no longer valid once an exception is created. Procedure Navigate to Community > Administration > Forums. Click a forum. Click the Permission Exceptions related list. The list of users who have extra permissions for this forum is displayed. Click New. Enter the name of the user you want to create a permission exception for in the User field. Enter a permission in the Permission field. Click Submit. A permission exception is created and added to the list of Permission Exceptions on the forum.