Manage access with the Video Indexer Restricted Viewer role

Azure Video Indexer enables managing user access to the Azure Video Indexer resource at the account level with the following built-in role: Video Indexer Restricted Viewer.

Note

The Video Indexer Restricted Viewer built-in role is only available for ARM-based (recommended) accounts, not classic accounts. If you have an existing classic account, see Connect an existing classic paid account to an ARM-based account.

Users with the owner or administrator Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) permissions can assign the Video Indexer Restricted Viewer role to Azure AD users or security groups for an account. For information on how to assign roles, see Assign Azure roles using the Azure portal.

The limited access Video Indexer Restricted Viewer role is intended for the Azure Video Indexer website users as its permitted actions relate to the Azure Video Indexer website experience.

Azure Video Indexer Restricted Viewer permissions

Users with this role are able to perform the following tasks:

  • View and play videos in the account
  • Search through insights in the account
  • Translate the transcription of a specific video

Users with this role are unable to perform the following tasks:

  • Upload/Index/Re-index a video
  • Download/Embed video/insights
  • Change account settings
  • Edit insights
  • Create/update customized models
    • Language
    • People
    • Brands
  • Assign roles
  • Generate an access token

Using an ARM API

To generate a Video Indexer restricted viewer access token via API, see documentation.

Restricted Viewer Video Indexer website experience

When using the Azure Video Indexer website with a Video Indexer Restricted Viewer access, disabled features are greyed out. If a user with the restricted viewer role attempts to access an unauthorized page, they'll encounter the pop-up message below:

No access to the gallery page.

Next steps

Overview