Skip to main content
LinkedIn
Copied!

Table of Contents

Access Control Policy rule

Version:

Only available versions of this content are shown in the dropdown

You use access control policies to restrict user actions. In the Access Control Policy form, you define a policy that grants access to an object by evaluating the conditions that you specify. You can set one of four levels of access: read, update, discover, or delete.

For example, an access control policy for a sales automation application might restrict access to a sales account to the user who owns the account or to a user who is included in an exception list of non-owners who have access.

You can create access control policies only for Assign-, Data-, Index- and Work- classes.

Access control policies are enforced everywhere in Pega Platform, not just within the UI, including all reporting rules, search, and custom SQL written by developers.

Rule resolution

Unlike role-based access controls, attribute-based access control policies use the system's full inheritance functionality. Access policy rules can be inherited from multiple classes, in which case the relevant policies are combined and access is allowed only when all such policy conditions are satisfied.

Did you find this content helpful?

Have a question? Get answers now.

Visit the Collaboration Center to ask questions, engage in discussions, share ideas, and help others.

Ready to crush complexity?

Experience the benefits of Pega Community when you log in.

We'd prefer it if you saw us at our best.

Pega Community has detected you are using a browser which may prevent you from experiencing the site as intended. To improve your experience, please update your browser.

Close Deprecation Notice
Contact us