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Liferay 6.x Portal Enterprise Intranets Cookbook by Katarzyna Ziółkowska, Piotr Filipowicz

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Creating and configuring roles

Regardless of the type of the role with which we are dealing, the process of creating a new role consists of two steps—creating a new, empty role and defining a set of permissions for the role.

How to do it…

In this recipe, we will show you how to create a new regular site and organization roles and how to define a set of permissions for them.

In order to create a new regular role, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to Admin | Control Panel | Roles.
  2. Click on the Add button.
  3. Choose the Regular Role, Site Role or Organization Role option.
    How to do it…
  4. Provide Name (Required), Title, and Description for the role.
  5. Click on the Save button, and ...

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