Creating access rights for data connections

You create security rules to give access rights to the data connections. Do the following:

  1. Select Data connections on the QMC start page or from the StartS drop-down menu to display the overview.

  2. Select the data connection that you want to create rules for and click Edit.

    The data connection edit page opens.

  3. Select Security rules under Associated items.

  4. Click PCreate associated rule in the action bar.

    The Create security rule dialog opens.

  5. Edit the security rule for administrative access of the data connection:

    1. Edit the Identification properties:
      NameEnter the name of the data connection. Mandatory.
      DisabledSelect to disable the rule. The rule is enabled by default.
      DescriptionEnter a description for the rule.
    2. In the Advanced section, use the drop-down to specify the context to which the rule will apply.

    3. In the Basic section, select the conditions for the rule using the following operators:
    4. Operator Descriptions and examples
      =

      This operator is not case sensitive and returns True if the compared expressions are exactly equal.

      Example:  

      user.name = ”a*”

      The user named exactly a* is targeted by the rule.

      like

      This operator is not case sensitive and returns True if the compared expressions are equal.

      Example:  

      user.name like ”a*”

      All users with names beginning with an a are targeted by the rule.

      !=

      This operator is not case sensitive and returns True if the values in the compared expressions are not equal.

      Example:  

      user.name != resource.name

      All resources that do not have the same name as the user are targeted by the rule.

  6. Click Apply.

    The dialog closes and the rule is added to the security rules overview.

    Tip: The security rule results in a corresponding security rule in the Security rule overview page.

You have now created the access rights for the selected data connection.

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