The user management system in Vidispine consists of users, groups, and roles.
Roles are special groups, which cannot be added or deleted via the API.
Regular groups and users can be added or deleted via the API.
Users can belong to any number of groups or roles.
Groups can depend on any number of groups or roles, although cyclic dependencies are not allowed.
Roles cannot depend on any group or role.
- Access control for items, libraries, collections
- Access control for metadata fields
- User authentication