Create a role and assign privileges to the role to customize how users can interact with
each SystemLink application and service.
Before you create a role and assign it privileges, create a
workspace or use the default workspace.
A role is any set of permissions you want to assign to a group of users
or services. There is no limit to how many roles a workspace can contain or how many
roles a user or service can have. You can use the same role in multiple workspaces.
In Access Control, on the Roles tab, click
Enter a name for the role.
If you plan to assign this role to services, not users, activate the
Service role toggle.
Use service roles to define which resources an analysis routine can
On the Privileges tab, under Applications and
services, select the application or service you want to assign
NI recommends selecting the minimum number of privileges that users in a role
will need to perform their work.
For Tags or Messages, under
Privilege Specificity, specify prefixes or suffixes
to restrict which tag or message paths the role can access.
The default value is a wildcard character (*), meaning
this role can access all tag or message data.
Check the box for each privilege type you want the role to have.
all privileges grants this role any new privileges that
future versions of SystemLink will include.
Repeat steps 3–5 for each application or service this role interacts
It can take up to 5 minutes for privilege changes to take effect.
To add another administrator role, click
and create a server
After you configure a role, assign users or
analysis routines in any workspace to the role. You can modify roles at any