Knowledge Centers (KCs) are containers for folders and their files. Setting the security of a KC allows you to define security for all the folders and files inside of it.
If the KC has a parent Community, it and its content inherit the Community's security. If the Community and KC security conflict, the Community's security takes precedence.
Users assigned to KCs can have the following permission levels:
Note: In /designer the permission levels are called Administrator, Author, Read Only, and Deny, respectively.
The following actions can be completed by each permission level:
|View and download Medium and High security KCs and their content||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|View file properties in /designer||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Create new folders and upload files||Yes||Yes||No|
|View KC security in the Appian Designer||Yes||Yes||No|
|Move and delete KCs||Yes||No||No|
|Move and delete folders||Yes||No||No|
|Edit file names and descriptions||Yes||No||No|
|Manage KC security and Access Requests||Yes||No||No|
|View KC Properties, File Expirations, Pending Changes, and Statistics||Yes||No||No|
Basic users associated with the Deny permission level cannot see the KC or its contents.
See also: Setting Folder Users Rights
Editing the security of a KC can be done by modifying the permissions levels of groups and users already in its rolemap, adding new groups and users to the rolemap, or changing the security rules of the KC.
To edit the rolemap of a KC in the Appian Designer environment:
To add users or groups to the KC rolemap:
Users can also be removed from the rolemap by clicking the red x icon next to the user or group's permission level on the Knowledge Center Security dialog.
See also: Modify KC Security Smart Service