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Permissions guide


The following table, lists which permission sets are valid for/applicable to registered Software items and/or Virtual Appliances:

Permission set Comments
Edit Information & Publications-
Manage Software Releasesapplicable only to Software Items
Access Private Dataapplicable only to Virtual Appliances
Manage Virtual Appliance Versionsapplicable only to Virtual Appliances
Full Control-


Edit Information & Publications

Allows users to edit all metadata available at the Information & Publications Tabs, except for modifying the contact lists. In order to modify the contact list, one needs Full Control.


Manage Software Releases

(applicable only to Software Items)

Allows user to manage (create/update/upload files/publish/delete) releases of a registered Software Item. In more simple words, allows user to use the AppDB as Software Repository.


Access Private Data

(applicable only to Virtual Appliances)

Allows user to have read access to the data that are set as private by the AppDB system. You may find more information about Privacy here.


Manage Virtual Appliance Versions

(applicable only to Virtual Appliances)

Allows user to manage (create/update/publish/delete) Virtual Appliance Versions and the associated Image lists.


Full Control

Allows user to do almost everything upon the Software Item or Virtual Appliance entry. In addition to the aforementioned permissions set, the 'full control' user is able to add/remove other users and grants/revokes them with the corresponding permissions.

Note - Limitation: Although a user with full control can do almost everything upon an entry, he/she can not modify owner's, AppDB Admins, Managers and NGI representatives permissions.


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