District administrators who have the ADMIN role have the ability to grant various permissions to other district staff, school principals, curriculum specialists, instructional coaches, and teachers according to what the specific user needs to see and do within the application. These permissions determine what role(s) the user is assigned.
This article will review the specific permission for Assume Identity. The Assume Identity permission allows a user to assume the identity of another user for support purposes.
Where to Start
- From the Top Menu Bar Grid icon, click the Admin tile.
- Or, from the Launchpad, click the ADMIN flip card to reveal the reverse side available assessment options. Select Roles.
Edit User Role to Add Assume Identity
2. Select the Roles tab.
- A list of user roles created for your district displays, along with a brief description of each.
- To edit the permissions for specific role, click the down arrow under the Functions column and in the dropdown, select Edit.
- Select the System Admin tab.
- Check the box next to Assume Identity to grant the user role the ability to do so.
- Click Save when finished.
How to Assume Identity
- To assume the identity of another user, navigate to Admin > Users to locate the specific user account for the person needing support.
- Use the Search box to type in the name of the intended user, then click the magnifying glass icon.
- In the Assume Identity column, click on the Assume Identity icon.
- A text box will appear asking for confirmation of the action requested. Select Confirm. This will take you directly to the selected user’s instance.
- While assuming another user’s identity, an orange bar will show underneath the blue User Menu Bar with the selected user’s role and name.
- Click on End Session to close the window.