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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook by Simon Buxton

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Adding duties and privileges to a role

In our example, we are creating a role that will be responsible for goods in and inspection duties.

Duties may also be created when add-ons are installed, which is a more common reason to add a duty or privilege to an existing role.

We can add duties (and their privileges inherited with them) or individual privileges. Unless we have a good reason, we should add duties. Adding privileges directly breaks the paradigm of AX2012's security design. A role should be composed of duties.

Getting ready

We are continuing from adding a role, so you should be logged in as a system administrator and have the model set to our security model.

How to do it...

To add duties and privileges to a role, perform the following steps: ...

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