Why managing user permissions with Roles is a good idea (v4)

Applying Role Overrides makes sense if you're wanting to customize a single users permissions / preferences. However, if the change you're making applies to 5 or more users, you should probably create a new role for those users, instead of applying overrides to each user.

Using Roles makes it easy to see and customize the permissions and preferences for a group of users all at once.  

Although useful, there's a downside to using role overrides. 
Once you've applied overrides to a user, any settings you've overridden will no longer be updated when changes are made to that users role. This also creates a bit more overhead trying to figure out what settings have been applied to various users.



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  1. How do I edit role scheduling preferences? (v3)
  2. Standby Reservations Overview (v3)
  3. How do I edit a custom view? (v3)
  4. How do I create a custom view? (v3)
  5. How do I set the schedule to show the view of my choice? (v3)
  6. How do I make a reservation? (v3)
  7. How do I display other peoples names on the schedule views? (v3)
  8. How can I change the default reservation length from 2 hours to 1.5 hours? (v3)
  9. How do I print the schedule? (v3)
  10. How do I setup multiple locations? (v3)
  11. Why you should require Customer 1 or Member 1
  12. User Management Overview (v3)
  13. How do I add and invite users? (v3)
  14. How do I approve new users? (v3)
  15. How do I view/edit a user's profile? (v3)
  16. How do I remove mass users from a role? (v3)
  17. How do I assign mass users to a role or roles? (v3)
  18. How do I assign a user to more than one role? (v3)
  19. How do I assign users to roles? (v3)
  20. How do I override permissions for a user? (v3)
  21. How do I edit and review roles? (v3)
  22. How do I edit a user's role assignment? (v3)
  23. How do I add a new role? (v3)
  24. How do I disable remote user signup? (v3)
  25. Receiving SMS text messages on your mobile phone (v3)
  26. Why managing user permissions with Roles is a good idea (v4)
  27. What are the file size and dimension requirements for images uploaded to the system? (v3)
  28. How do I redirect users to my website when they logout of Flight Schedule Pro? (v3)
  29. Cannot override my base work schedule using time-on/time-off entries (v3)
  30. Customers are not getting emails when reservations are created/edited/deleted (v3)
  31. About Pilot Roles (v3)
  32. Instructor Overview (v3)
  33. About Instructor Roles (v3)
  34. About Instructor Time-Off (v3)
  35. How to Setup Instructor Availability (v3)
  36. How do I add available shifts to a work schedule? (v3)
  37. How do I remove a Flight Instructor? (v3)
  38. How do I make time off and time on entries for instructors? (v3)
  39. How can I set the work schedule for a an instructor or staff pilot as always available? (v3)
  40. Aircraft Maintenance Overview (v3)
  41. How do I add an Aircraft? (v3)
  42. How do I edit an Aircraft? (v3)
  43. How do I down an aircraft for maintenance? (v3)
  44. How do I deactivate an aircraft temporarily? (v3)
  45. Fields description for aircraft times page (v3)
  46. How do I create a maintenance reminder for an aircraft? (v3)
  47. How to format text (v4)
  48. How do I setup Billing & Invoicing? (v3)
  49. Billing & Invoicing Overview (v3)
  50. How do I add a new flight instructor? (v3)

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