Record-based Sharing

The previous sections covered the standard security mechanisms that protect your Force Platform environment and the use of permissions to allow access to different pieces of Force Platform functionality, as well as the components you create. These permissions are fairly coarse—you have permission for a type of access to all the records in an object. The Force Platform gives you a way to implement different access to different data records stored in a single object. This type of security is based on individual rows of data, and implemented with a different set of tools and concepts. These tools and concepts are illustrated in the figure below, and the rest of this chapter is dedicated to explaining this chart in more detail. ...

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