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

If you're 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.


You can also assign user roles in bulk by using Azure Active Directory groups.


To assign user roles:

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, select the Guides solution in the Environments page, select the More environment actions (ellipsis ...) button, and then select Settings.

    Settings command.

  2. In the Settings page, select Users.

    User button.

  3. Select Add user, enter the user's name in the Add user pane on the right side of the screen, and then select Add.

    Add user.

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

    Add user roles.

  5. Under Manage security roles, make sure that the Basic User check box is selected.

    Basic User check box.

  6. Select the check box for the appropriate role, and then select Save.

    Author and Operator check boxes.

    Learn about the different Author and Operator roles.

    [!NOTE If you want the user to have admin privileges, select the System Administrator check box.

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