The following tables describe the administrative activities available to Administrators and Troubleshooters.

The first three tables describe the options available via the (Admin) > Site > Admin Console, on the Admin Console Links tab. The last table describes various user- and project-related activities.

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  • all: the Administrator has complete control over all of the setting options.
  • read-only: the Administrator can see the settings, but not change them.
  • none: the Administrator cannot see or change the settings.

Admin Console Section: Configuration

Action Site Admin  Application Admin  Troubleshooter 
ANALYTICS SETTINGSallread-onlyread-only
AUTHENTICATIONallread-onlyread-only
CHANGE USER PROPERTIESallallnone
EMAIL CUSTOMIZATIONallallnone
EXPERIMENTAL FEATURESallnonenone
FILESallnonenone
FLOW CYTOMETRYallnonenone
FOLDER TYPESallallnone
LOOK AND FEEL SETTINGSallread all, change all except System Email Address and Custom Loginnone
MASCOT SERVERallnonenone
MISSING VALUE INDICATORSallallnone
PROFILERallallnone
PROJECT DISPLAY ORDERallallnone
SHORT URLSallallnone
SITE SETTINGSallread-onlyread-only
SYSTEM MAINTENANCEallread-onlyread-only
VIEWS AND SCRIPTINGallread-onlyread-only

Admin Console Section: Management

Action Site Admin  Application Admin  Troubleshooter
AUDIT LOGallallnone
ETL - ALL JOB HISTORIESallallnone
ETL - RUN SITE SCOPE ETLSallallnone
FULL-TEXT SEARCHallread-onlyread-only
MS1allallnone
MS2allnonenone
ONTOLOGYallallnone
PIPELINEallallnone
PIPELINE EMAIL NOTIFICATIONSallnonenone
PROTEIN DATABASESallnonenone
SITE-WIDE TERMS OF USEallallnone

Admin Console Section: Diagnostics

Action Site Admin  Application Admin  Troubleshooter
ACTIONSallallread-only
CACHESallread-onlyread-only
CHECK DATABASEallnonenone
CREDITSread-onlyread-onlyread-only
DATA SOURCESallread-onlyread-only
DUMP HEAPallallread-only
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLESallread-onlyread-only
LOGGERSallnonenone
MEMORY USAGEallallread-only
QUERIESallallread-only
RESET SITE ERRORSallallnone
RUNNING THREADSallallread-only
SITE VALIDATIONallallnone
SQL SCRIPTSallnonenone
SYSTEM PROPERTIESallread-onlyread-only
TEST EMAIL CONFIGURATIONallallnone
VIEW ALL SITE ERRORSallallread-only
VIEW ALL SITE ERRORS SINCE RESETallallread-only
VIEW PRIMARY SITE LOG FILEallallread-only

User and Project/Folder Management

ActionSite AdminApplication AdminProject/Folder AdminNon Admin User Notes
Create new, delete existing, and activate/de-activate usersyesyes (see note)nonoApplication Admins are not allowed to delete or deactivate a Site Admin.
See user details, change password, view permissions, see history gridyesyes (see note)yes (see note)only for themselvesApplication Admins are not allowed to reset the password of a Site Admin.

Project/Folder Admins cannot change passwords.

Edit user details, change user email addressyesyes (see note)nonoApplication Admins are not allowed to edit details or change the email address of a Site Admin.
Update set of Site Admins and Site Developersyesnonono 
Update set of Application Adminsyesyes (see note)nonoThe current user receives a confirmation message when trying to remove themselves from the Application Admin role.
Update Site Groups (create, delete, update members, rename, export members)yesyes (see note)nonoApplication Admins cannot update group memberships for Site Admins or Developers.
Update Site Permissionsyesyesnono 
Impersonate users, roles, and groupsyesyes (see note)yes (see note)no

Application Admins cannot gain Site Admin permissions by impersonating a Site Admin.

Project Admins can only impersonate users in their project.

Create and delete projectsyesyes (see note)nonoApplication Admins cannot set a custom file root for the project on the last step of the project creation wizard.
Create and delete project subfoldersyesyesyesno 
Update Project Settingsyesyes (see note)yes (see note)noOnly Site Admins can set the file root to a custom path.

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