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Understanding privileges


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The things you can do in ThoughtSpot are determined by the privileges you have. These are set at the group level.

If you are trying to do something in ThoughtSpot, and cannot access the screens to accomplish it, you may not have the correct privileges. In this case, you should contact your administrator and explain what you want to accomplish. Your administrator may be able to grant you additional privileges.

Note: Permissions to see and edit tables, worksheets, and pinboards are not affected by privileges. They are given when these itmes are shared with you.

Here are the privileges that the administrator sets, and the capabilities they enable:

Table 1. Group Permissions
Privilege Description
Has administration privileges Can manage Users and Groups and has view and edit access to all data.
Can upload user data Can upload their own data from the browser using Import Data.
Can download data Can download data from search results and pinboards.
Can share with all users Can see the names of and share with users outside of the groups the user belongs to.
Can manage data Can create a worksheet. Can also create an aggregated worksheet from the results of a search by selecting Save as worksheet. Can also use ThoughtSpot Data Connect, if it is enabled on your cluster.
Can schedule pinboards Can create pinboard schedules and edit their own scheduled jobs.
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