Restricting Access to a Form in Dynamics 365 through Security Roles

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In Dynamics 365, we can restrict access to forms through security roles. Let’s look at how to do this.

Let’s look at the Account forms. In our system, we have several forms showing. Users can use the drop-down to change the current form:

And the form will change:

Let’s say we want to restrict a user, Alan, from being able to access this Sales Insights form. We see he is assigned to the Sales Manager role:

Let’s open the form in Customizations:

Open the form and select Enable Security Roles:

We see all the roles below, with Display to everyone checked:

Let’s change this to Display only to these selected security roles. We will only select Account Manager, which Alan doesn’t have access to:

Save and Publish the form.

The user now cannot see the Sales Insights form:

 

ABOUT CARL DE SOUZA

Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Azure, and AI.

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