Re: [Emerald] operator group

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Monica Zimmerman (
Tue, 16 Mar 2004 22:00:27 -0500

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From: "Monica Zimmerman" <>
Subject: Re: [Emerald] operator group
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 22:00:27 -0500

That worked!! Now I just need this operator to be allowed to enter a credit card - was that part of the MBR act too? If so is there another object I need to add? I think I understand this so if I could at least see what all the groups are I'd appreciate it.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Dale E. Reed Jr." <> To: <> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 5:53 PM Subject: RE: [Emerald] operator group

> > I'm trying to get an operator group in 4.5.6 to have access to "invoice
> > next" so an invoice will be created that he can PAY on when a
> > customer signs
> > up. However, the only thing I've found to give him access is to add the
> > MBRact role. When I do that, the person can cancel mbr and create
> > adjustments! So my question is - does anyone have roles already
> > set up for
> > a 'signup' type person that can be shared with me? Just needs to
> > be able to
> > add customers and create payments. No other major accounting functions.
> The invoice next is tied to permission of the mbr_invoice_next.ews
> object. That object (file) is by default in the MBRAcct object group.
> To give someone access to that file without the entire MBRAcct would
> require creating a new ObjectGroup, and then creating a new
> mbr_invoice_next.ews object in that new object group. Probably just
> got a little confusing and the reason we haven't release the full
> security object information. :)
> Try this:
> Run these two queries in Query Analyzer or Emerald's DB SQL Query tool
> (only one at a time in the later).
> INSERT INTO ObjectGroups (ObjectGroupID, ReportID, ObjectGroup)
> Values(188, NULL, 'MBR Invoice Next')
> -- [Note: After Adding this one, also add this ObjectGroup in Security to
> -- the Operator Group you want to have the invoice next
> INSERT INTO Objects (ObjectGroupID, ObjectTypeID, Description, Value,
> Values(188, 1, NULL, NULL, 'mbr_invoice_next.ews')
> Then click in the Emerald Admin, Web Config and click on both the Reset
> Query Cache and the Reload Config links.
> Then in another browser (not just another IE window, but use IE for the
> above and Netscape, opera, whatever that is NOT IE engine based) log
> into Emerald with the new browser as the restricted operator. Try the
> function. If you get an error of permission denied on another file,
> go back to the INSERT Objects second SQL command and put that file name
> as the last field and repeaat the reload config.
> If you eventually get an error on permissions not allowed for a table,
> well, thats a whole other deal. Let me know if you get those and I'll
> tell you how to fix it as well.
> Dale
> BTW, the Enterprise version of Emerald 4 has a GUI management interface
> for manipulating all the security objects. However, please note that
> changing any of the security objects could result in denial of using
> Emerald as a non-admin and is not covered under a support contract unless
> you have an Enterprise license.

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