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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Planning Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 15, 2021

Permissions for PAW folders stop deletion for Edit

PAW- new Permission level is provided Edit-NoDelete so we don''t have a User deleting folders and books they have access to.


With Edit the user has permissions to Add content (which seems to be correct), but can also Delete (like with full control permissions). We seem to have a missing level, as folder delete is easier than going through a folder and deleting every object one by one.

Suggest a new Permission level is provided Edit-NoDelete so we can live easier with the knowledge everything is not gone when we arrive the next day after an over zealous user has been cleaning folders. Especially when there is no way to automate backups in PAW

Only difference for Full control allows the user to set permissions on objects.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Admin
    Stuart King
    Sep 8, 2021

    I've updated this enhancement request to not under consideration.

    While this idea does have merit we are not planning on implementing new permissions within the next 18 months. The IBM Planning Analytics team may reevaluate this idea at a later date.

    Consider the use of the view only permission level if it's required to prevent a user from deleting Workspace content. Users with view only can make a copy of the Workspace book and will have full control on the copy.