It’s been a while since we had a truckstop but
Larry “Tex” Lentz keeps asking questions on behalf of some mysteryous “students”. Let’s stop and listen.
How can one tell if a security role is a copy and which role it’s a copy of?
Feridun “Best Twitter Handle for CRM MVP” Kadir closed the discussion in one sweet move
I don’t think you can. It’s not like the original role was a template.
But then it all went off the rails: “The copy is I think no different than creating a new role and configuring it to be the same as another one.” (Same?! I’ll let this delusion slide, – t.j.)
Chris “Mr ADFS” Cognetta joined the party with some good ideas, sadly only applicable in your own backyard, a.k.a. on-premises
Look at createdon date in DB to see when it was made. Originals have the installed or prior date. Any after is a copy.
That was followed by a long list of recommendations how to retrieve and interpret the roles by none other than Mitch “Only in Texas” Milam. We’ll save that one for another day.
Jerry “I’m still in Kansas” Weinstock closed it nicely with a best practice recommendation
When copying roles always modify the new role name by adding the company name to the role.
For example, you’ll have Salesperson and then you’ll have Acme Salesperson. Nice and clean.