Summit 2023 Feature
When a user attempts to access a function that they are not permitted to access, Slate denies them and displays a Forbidden error page that includes a link to appeal the denial and request access.
When a user encounters a Forbidden error condition, Slate displays a message to describe the denial, along with a link to appeal the denial. To make the appeal:
2. Enter an explanation for the request in the Reason for Request field.
3. Click Submit. The Forbidden page is updated to indicate that your request has been submitted.
The system records the request date and time, the user account making the request, the requested page, and the required authorization.
The Slate Administrator reviews access requests and updates the user's access if appropriate. To perform the update:
1. Click Database on the Slate navigation bar, and in the Users & Access section, select User Permissions. The Active Users page appears.
2. Click the Access Requests link on the right side of the page. The Access Requests page appears with a list of current requests filtered by status (pending, in progress, completed, or rejected).
3. To manage a request, click the request in the list. A Request Access popup appears. The popup provides the user name and links to assist in managing the user and viewing the requested page (including an impersonated view).
4. Click the link with user's name. A popup opens to edit the user's record.
5. Click the Permissions tab and change the appropriate permissions by selecting the checkbox next to the permission name.
6. Click Save to update the user's permissions.
Disabling the Permission Request Feature
If desired, this feature can be disabled to prevent admins from dealing with inappropriate requests.
1. Click Database on the Slate navigation bar, and in the Configurations area, select Configuration Keys. The Configuration Keys summary page appears.
2. In the Security & SSO Settings area, click Enable Permission Requests. An Edit Enable Permission Requests popup appears.
If the permission request feature is desired in the future, repeat Steps 1 and 2 in the previous procedure, but for Step 3, set the value for Enable Permission Requests to Enabled (Default Behavior) and click Save.