Add privileges to role (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 11, 2010

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click System administration > Setup > Security > Security roles. Select a role and click Add....

Use this form to add duties or privileges to a security role. Privileges represent access to tasks, such as canceling payments or processing deposits. Privileges are combined into duties, which represent parts of a business process, such as maintaining bank transactions. Both duties and privileges can be assigned to roles to grant access to the application.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.



View by

Select one of the following viewing options:

  • Process cycle: View duties and privileges based on the business process cycles they are associated with.

  • Role: View duties and privileges based on the security roles they are associated with.

  • Duty / privilege: View an alphabetical list of duties and privileges.


Indicates whether the security object is a duty or a privilege.

This field is displayed only when Duty / privilege is selected in the View by menu.

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