Change domain visibility

By default, when a user in the global domain views a table containing a sys_overrides column, the user sees records from only the global domain.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

Procedure

  1. Change the glide.sys.restrict_global_domain_processes property to true.
  2. To view records from all domains, click Expand Domain Scope under Related Links.
  3. To return to viewing records from the global domain only, click Collapse Domain Scope.

Add domains to a visibility domains list

Adding a visibility domain allows a user or group to see and potentially edit records from another domain regardless of the user or group's normal domain membership.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

Assigning visibility domains to all members of a group is preferred over granting them to individual users.
Note: Adding a visibility domain does not change a table or record's access control rule requirements.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the domain table.
  2. Select the group you want to provide with visibility domains.
  3. Add the Visibility domains related list to the form.
  4. From the Visibility domains related list, click Edit.
  5. Select the domain records you want the group or domain to see.
  6. Click Save, and then click Update.
    Visibility Domains group

Grant visibility domains to an individual user

You can add visibility domains for specific users on the User form.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

Procedure

  1. Navigate to User Administration > User.
  2. Select the user you want to provide with visibility domains.
  3. Add the Visibility domains related list to the form.
  4. From the Visibility Domains related list, click Edit.
  5. Select the domains whose records you want the user to see.
  6. Click Save, and then click Update.
    The Visibility domain embedded list contains the following fields.
    Field Description
    Domain Domain that is visible to the group or user.
    Inherited Domain is inherited from domain visibility or a parent domain.
    Granted By Name of the group that granted domain visibility.
    Parent visibility Name of the parent domain and used for grouping records. If the parent record is deleted, then all records with the same parent are deleted as well.