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Version: 8.1

system.security.getRoles

This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Finds the roles that the currently logged in user has, returns them as a Python tuple of strings.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.security.getRoles()

Parameters

Nothing

Returns

Tuple - A list of the roles (strings) that are assigned to the current user.

Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples

Example #1
# This would run on a button to prevent certain users from opening a window

if "Supervisor" in system.security.getRoles():
system.nav.openWindow("ManagementOnly")
else:
system.gui.errorBox("You don't have sufficient privileges to continue")

Keywords

system security getRoles, security.getRoles