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M-Files Automatic Permissions

How access control and permissions work in M-Files
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What is access control in M-Files

Access control and permissions in M-Files are mechanisms that determine who can access, view, edit, or delete documents and information within the document management system.

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In simple terms, they are like the locks and keys that regulate who gets to see and interact with specific documents.

Locking documents

Access control in M-Files allows you to “lock” documents, ensuring that only authorized individuals can open and work on them.

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This prevents unauthorized access and accidental changes.

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Viewing rights

Permissions specify who can view the content of a document. You can set up different levels of access, from complete public access to highly restricted access for a select few.

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Editing and modification rights

Permissions also determine who can edit or modify the content of a document.

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This helps maintain document integrity and prevents unauthorized changes.

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Deletion rights

You can control who has the ability to delete documents.

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This prevents accidental or malicious deletion.

In summary, access control and permissions in M-Files are robust tools that enhance document management in several ways. They bolster security, promote compliance, protect confidentiality, maintain data integrity, facilitate collaboration, and provide fine-grained control over who can access and modify documents. This makes M-Files a strong choice for organizations that require secure and organized document management.