Assign an Author or Operator role to an individual user in Dynamics 365 Guides

As a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Guides admin, you can assign an Author or Operator role to users to limit what they can do in the apps. The Restricted Author and Restricted Operator roles provide an extra layer of control. Learn about the privileges provided by each role.

Choose how you want to assign roles to users and perform the appropriate task.


Assign roles to a user


Users can take up to one hour to appear in the Dynamics 365 admin center after the licenses are added in the Microsoft 365 admin center.

  1. Open the Power Platform admin center.

  2. Select the Guides solution in the Environments page and navigate to the Users page. See Assign security roles for more information.

  3. Select the user, and then select Manage security roles.

  4. Under Manage security roles, select the appropriate check box:

    • Basic User: All users must have this role selected.
    • System Administrator: Only for users who need admin privileges.
    • Appropriate Guides role: See role types.

    Author and Operator check boxes.

  5. Select Save.

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