Project Security Policy

The Project Security policy controls:

  • Whether summary task owners can manage their own tasks.
  • Who can view the project and its tasks.
  • Who can view the work plan cost and the project financial summary.

Option Description
Allow project managers to override these settings? Whether or not project managers can edit this policy in their projects.
Allow summary task owners to manage their own tasks?

By default, a summary task owner is not allowed to edit the work plan and certain toolbar buttons in the work plan are not enabled.

If you select Yes for this option, summary task owners can edit, add, and remove sub-tasks within their summary task. Toolbar buttons are enabled for the summary task owner in the work plan.

Users who can view this project and its tasks Select the group of users who can view the project and its tasks.
Financial Summary and Workplan Costs can be viewed by

Select the group of users who can view the work plan cost and the project financial summary.

Process participants for a project are the users who are included in security groups associated with steps in the workflow that governs the project process. These security groups, as well as the workflow itself, can be configured to suit your business needs. See the Project Management Configuration Guide for more information.