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Create a permission exception

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Create a permission exception

Create a permission exception for users who require specific permissions for a forum.

Before you begin

Role 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 Any other permissions that the user has are no longer valid once an exception is created.


  1. Navigate to Community > Administration > Forums.
  2. Click a forum.
  3. Click the Permission Exceptions related list.
    The list of users who have extra permissions for this forum is displayed.
  4. Click New.
  5. In the User field, enter the name of the user to create a permission exception for.
  6. In the Permission field, enter a permission.
  7. Click Submit.
    A permission exception is created and added to the list of Permission Exceptions on the forum.