Access Control Overview

Access control list performs identification, authentication and accountability of entities through login credentials including passwords. Access can be provided for data (Tier, Project, Sub-Project), for features, for favorites, and data density. These accesses can be defined to Capabilities, which can be assigned to a group of users.

Access control is a security technique that can be used to regulate who or what can view or use resources. Access control makes use of following entities:

  • User
  • Group
  • Capabilities
  • Projects, Sub-Projects

Different Access Levels

  • Access to First level of metric hierarchy (Mostly Tier)
  • Access to Project/Sub-Project
  • Access to read/write for features for advance users