Permissions

Customize role based access permissions based on your Organization’s needs

In BrowserStack, every person has a role, each with its own level of permissions and access. Roles determine what access does any member have within an Organization account on BrowserStack. There are administrative roles that are designed for people who are responsible for managing users, access and settings in BrowserStack. Non-administrative roles let people view and run tests in BrowserStack and access key features.

Roles in BrowserStack

Below is a list of the roles available in an Organization account on BrowserStack and permissions for each type of role:

Role Details
Owner An owner of an Organization on BrowserStack, is the member that has purchased the subscription. An owner has all privileges which include buying, upgrading, downgrading and cancelling subscriptions, modifying product access privileges, inviting and removing members from an Organization, and changing member roles. Each Organization can only have one owner.
Admin An admin is a member that has privileges which include modifying product access privileges for other members, inviting and removing members from an Organization and changing member roles. An Organization can have more than one admin.
User A user is a member who can use the products for which access privileges have been granted and can invite other users. A Organization can have multiple users, invited by an admin or the owner.
Note: If teams are created within an Organization account on BrowserStack, then each team can have members with Admin or User roles.

Custom Permissions

Owner can customize and modify permissions for certain settings if required:

  1. Log in to BrowserStack from Owner account.
  2. Go to Account. Click Settings & Permissions tab.
  3. Go to Permissions section.

Visit Permissions section in Account

Below are the details of the settings that can be modified by the Owner as per their organization needs:

Users - Invitations & Requests

Owner can choose to restrict invitations to specific roles, control who can receive product access requests and who should be notfied when a new user joins their organization account.

Configure invitations setting

Below is the list of the invitation related settings can that be modified by the Owner:

Settings Details
Invitations - By default, any member can invite their team members to join Organization account on BrowserStack.
- Owner can now restrict User role from inviting other members in the organization:
1. Un-check Allow Users to invite new members option.
2. Click Save. Invite section will no longer be visible (to members with User role) in the Organization page.
Invite Notifications - By deafult, notification email is sent to the Owner and Admin(s) when a new member joins your BrowserStack account via invite link.
- Owner can choose who should receive email notifications when any new user joins their organization.
Product Access Requests - If an existing user does not have access to a product (i.e. Live, App Live, Automate, App Automate or Percy), they can request access via the respective product dashboard. As a result, an access request email is sent to the Owner and Admin(s).
- Owner can choose who should receive the product access emails from the users.


Authentication & Security Settings

By default, only Owner can can configure security settings like Single Sign On, Auto User Provisioning and Manage Data Access for Organization account on BrowserStack.

Configure authentication setting

Below is the list of the security settings can that be modified by the Owner:

Settings Details
Single sign-on and Auto user provisioning - By default, Owner can configure Single Sign On and Auto User Provisioning
- Owner can allow one of the Group Admin to configure these settings for organization account:
1. Check Allow a Group admin to configure SSO and AUP option.
2. Enter the email address of the admin.
3. Click Save.
Allow admin to configure SSO and AUP
Data Access Management - By default, Owner can view and configure Manage Data Access settings.
- Owner can allow one of the Admin to configure the setting for organization account:
1. Check Allow Group admins to view and manage the data access settings option.
2. Click Save.


Account Insights and Reports

Configure insights setting

Settings Details
Usage Reports - By default, only Owner can view Usage Reports section inside Test Insights.
- Owner can also allow Admin(s) to have access to Usage Reports:
1. Check Allow Group Admins to view Usage reports or Allow Team Admins to view the Usage reports option.
2. Click Save.

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