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View and manage permissions for detectors 🔗


Available in Enterprise Edition

To help you manage write permissions, Observability Cloud lets you view grant and revoke permissions for detectors.

To learn more about write permissions, see Write permissions.

If you want to get write permission for a detector, or if you want to modify permissions, first determine who already has permissions by displaying the Permissions list. You can then ask a user who has permission to add you to the permissions list.

Display a detector permissions list 🔗

To display the permissions list for a detector, follow these steps:

  1. Open the detector.

  2. Click the Actions menu icon, then select Permissions.

Note

You can open a detector from the Detectors tab on the Alerts page.

Grant and revoke permissions for detectors 🔗

After you display a permissions list for a detector, you can start to grant or revoke write permissions for users or teams. To grant or revoke permissions for a detector, you need write permission for the detector.

Grant write permissions for detectors 🔗

To grant write permissions for a detector, follow these steps:

  1. Display the permissions for the item by clicking the Actions menu and selecting Permissions.

  2. To start using specific write permissions for a detector, uncheck Anyone in this organization can edit. You are now the only user who can edit the item.

  3. Click Add user or team, then select the users or teams to whom you want to grant write permissions for the item.

  4. Click Save

Revoke write permissions for detectors 🔗

To revoke write permissions for a detector, follow these steps:

  1. Display the permissions for the item by clicking the Actions menu and selecting Permissions.

  2. To remove a user or team, click the x next to the user or team name.

  3. Click Save

Important

You can remove your own write permission from a detector. If you do this deliberately or by accident, and you’re not an administrator, you can’t grant yourself write permission again. Instead, you have to find someone else with write permission to grant you write permission.

Detector actions that require write permission 🔗

The following table describes detector actions that require write permissions.

Action

Requires write permission

Edit or delete a detector

x

Subscribe to or manage subscriptions for a detector

x

Add or remove links between a detector and a team

x

Manage muting rules for a detector