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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services by Jeremy Kashel, Tim Kent, Martyn Bullerwell

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User and Group Administration

As the User and Group Permissions function is the starting point for all security administration, this is where we will begin. We have taken a brief look at this function in previous chapters, but will now see how we add a new user to MDS.

Adding a user

To continue with our example scenario, we need to set up a junior employee, and restrict their access to the master data. As a pre-requisite for this exercise, a new user must be added to either the domain or the computer on which MDS is running. The name of this user is not important the following example uses a test user called User 1.

Once the above pre-requisite has been satisfied, carry out the following in order to add a new user:

  1. Go to the MDS home page and click ...

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