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Providing users with access using user types

Whereas the administration roles are used to define access to the QMC, user types can be defined for the users of Qlik Sense. User types are defined using the security rules editor together with property-value conditions for either one of the following or both:

  • User properties
  • Custom properties

If you have an existing Active Directory (AD) group that corresponds precisely to the type of users that you want to create a role for, you can define conditions for that group and give the security rule an appropriate name. For example, if you have an AD group called Developers you can create a security rule called Developers that provides the appropriate security rules. Otherwise, you can create a custom property called User roles and give it values such as Developers, Testers, Contributors and Consumers. You can then apply the custom properties to the users and then apply the appropriate security rules to the custom property values.

Security rules example: Applying Qlik Sense access rights for user types