A permission is the right that a user or group has to access a particular functionality in Alfresco.
In order to create very granular control over the types of functionality that users can access within the Records Management system, Alfresco has defined nearly 60 unique permissions.
A role for a user or group in the Records Management system is a collection of those privileges. The large number of granular permissions provides very detailed control over the way in which a role can be defined.
For each of the five Records Management groups that we've already seen, there are a corresponding set of five roles, and there is a one-to-one mapping of each group ...