Sets permission that a user or group has on an Entity. An Entity may have its own ACL or inherit its ACL from a benefactor.

synSetPermissions(entity, principalId=NULL, accessType=list("READ", "DOWNLOAD"), modify_benefactor=FALSE, warn_if_inherits=TRUE, overwrite=TRUE)

Arguments

entity

An Entity or Synapse ID to modify

principalId

Identifier of a user or group

accessType

Type of permission to be granted. One or more of CREATE, READ, DOWNLOAD, UPDATE, DELETE, CHANGE_PERMISSIONS

modify_benefactor

Set as TRUE when modifying a benefactor's ACL

warn_if_inherits

Set as FALSE, when creating a new ACL.
Trying to modify the ACL of an Entity that
inherits its ACL will result in a warning

overwrite

By default this function overwrites existing
permissions for the specified user. Set this
flag to FALSE to add new permissions nondestructively.

Details

Value

an Access Control List object

References

Note

See also

Examples

# NOT RUN {
synSetPermissions("syn11705401", 273950, c("READ", "DOWNLOAD"))
# }