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  1. About the Security Guide
  2. Introduction to Informatica Security
  3. User Authentication
  4. LDAP Security Domains
  5. Kerberos Authentication
  6. Domain Security
  7. Single Sign-on for Informatica Web Applications
  8. Security Management in Informatica Administrator
  9. Users and Groups
  10. Privileges and Roles
  11. Permissions
  12. Audit Reports
  13. Command Line Privileges and Permissions
  14. Custom Roles
  15. Default List of Cipher Suites

Catalog Privilege Group

Catalog Privilege Group

The privileges in the Catalog privilege group determine the tasks that users can perform on the
Browse
tab of the Metadata Manager application. A user with the privilege to perform a certain action also requires permissions to perform the action on a particular object. Configure permissions on the
Security
tab of the Metadata Manager application.
The following table lists the privileges in the Catalog privilege group and the permissions required to perform a task on an object:
Privilege
Includes Privileges
Permission
Description
Share Shortcuts
n/a
Write
User is able to share a folder that contains a shortcut with other users and groups.
View Lineage
n/a
Read
User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Run data lineage analysis on metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
  • Run data lineage analysis from the PowerCenter Designer. Users must also have read permission on the PowerCenter repository folder.
View Related Catalogs
n/a
Read
User is able to view related catalogs.
View Profile Results
n/a
Read
User is able to view profiling information for metadata objects in the catalog from a relational source.
View Catalog
n/a
Read
User is able to perform the following actions:
  • View resources and metadata objects in the metadata catalog.
  • Search the metadata catalog.
View Relationships
n/a
Read
User is able to view relationships for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Manage Relationships
View Relationships
Write
User is able to create, edit, and delete relationships for custom metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Comments
n/a
Read
User is able to view comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Post Comments
View Comments
Write
User is able to add comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Delete Comments
  • Post Comments
  • View Comments
Write
User is able to delete comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Links
n/a
Read
User is able to view links for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Manage Links
View Links
Write
User is able to create, edit, and delete links for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Glossary
n/a
Read
User is able to perform the following actions:
  • View business glossaries in the
    Glossary
    view.
  • Search business glossaries.
Manage Objects
n/a
Write
User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Edit metadata objects in the catalog.
  • Create, edit, and delete custom metadata objects. Users must also have the View Model privilege.
  • Create, edit, and delete custom metadata resources. Users must also have the Manage Resource privilege.


Updated October 10, 2019