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Assign a role to a user

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Assign a role to a user

A user inherits roles from all groups to which the user belongs. You can also assign roles directly to a user. Whenever a user is assigned a new role, it only takes affect after logging in with a new session.

Before you begin

Role required: user_admin or admin

About this task

You cannot delete roles that are assigned to the group from the user record. You must remove the user from the group record.


  1. Navigate to User Administration > Users and then open a user record.
  2. In the Roles related list, click Edit.
  3. In the Collection list, select the desired roles, and then click Add.
  4. Click Save.