30 January 2013

Mass edit profiles using Enhanced Profile List Views




In an earlier blog, I discussed the importance of naming and using a profile's description.  What I find talking with admins is that they really need a way to compare and surface more of a profile in order to make informed decisions as well as updates.  To help this process of better managing a set of profiles, we created the Enhanced Profile List Views.

Enhanced Profile List Views enable you to:
Create custom list views of your profiles that give you visibility to the permissions of those profiles
Display profile information including user and object permissions
Print those list views in order to document your permissions
Mass Update your profile's user and object permissions
The last point is pretty important since each time you navigate to the profile screen and make a single change, you have to make approximately seven clicks. By using preconfigured list views, the number of clicks reduces to five, but more importantly, those five make changes across up to 200 profiles at a time.  As a result, you can make mass changes more quickly and have full audibility of those changes in the Setup Audit Trail for compliance and troubleshooting purposes.

HOW TO ENABLE

Enhanced Profile List Views may be enabled for all Enterprise and Unlimited Edition orgs.  To enable it, go to Setup | App Setup | Customize | User Interface and select Enable Enhanced Profile List Views.

HOW TO USE IT

Once you've turned it on, just go to your profile list under Setup  | Administration Setup | Manage Users | Profiles.  This enhanced list view works the same as any normal object enhanced list view with one exception, when you mass update a permission, we'll tell you what else will be changed. That way, you always know the impact of your decisions.  Don't worry if you miss this,  you can always check the audit trail afterwards to see what else was also updated.



To Print a list view:


I'm often asked when we will add more controls like tabs or record types to the list views. Those are all on our roadmap; however, when we talked with our admins, we found that the majority of mass updates needed were around two things: user and object permissions.  There are also some user interfaces already to manage some of the other controls, for instance the page layout - record type assignment matrix or the field accessibility user interface to manage page layout and field level security properties.  But if you feel strongly about specific controls being added to the list view, please add comments and your vote to the idea on the ideaexchange: Easier (faster) way to set profile permissions.

I was speaking with an admin just the other day that had spent the better part of the day manually updating profiles to remove a permission from all of them.  After we discussed the Enhanced Profile List Views, his day long task turned into a two minute long task allowing him to join his colleagues at a happy hour.

27 comments:

  1. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting?I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style. Thanks a million and please keep up the effective work. buy youtube subscribers

    ReplyDelete
  3. Excellent article. Very interesting to read. I really love to read such a nice article. Thanks! keep rocking. I AM IN HEALTH NICHE

    ReplyDelete
  4. I definitely enjoying every little bit of it. It is a great website and nice share. I want to thank you. Good job! You guys do a great blog, and have some great contents. Keep up the good work. Quick and original logo designer fiverr

    ReplyDelete
  5. I found so many interesting stuff in your blog especially its discussion. From the tons of comments on your articles, I guess I am not the only one having all the enjoyment here! keep up the good work... mobile strike hack review

    ReplyDelete
  6. Now you can win free stuff online, free giveaways, enter every day to win latest iphones, smartphones, macbooks, laptops, accessories, technology and much more at https://ifreegiveaways.com/

    ReplyDelete
  7. What do your social profiles have to do with your online marketing efforts? It has a lot to do with your ultimate success, actually. Prospects are much more likely to sign up for your mailing list and buy your products if they feel that they can trust you.
    blogspot

    ReplyDelete
  8. I am just amazed. I hope that you continue to do your work like this in the future also apkmodica.com

    ReplyDelete
  9. A large portion of the organizations having Salesforce actualized in to their business can be primarily grouped in to three classes. salesforce for nonprofits

    ReplyDelete
  10. I don’t suppose many of websites give this kind of information. SEO Calgary

    ReplyDelete
  11. Here and there you need to snap a picture of a wide gathering of individuals or results of so you need all encompassing shot to ensure the photograph contains everything or everybody you need to show. Octavian Turcan

    ReplyDelete
  12. this way they will be constrained to click your site connect and study your image and what benefits you will have the option to offer them. download tt videos

    ReplyDelete
  13. Instagram has over 800 million active monthly users and its popularity continues to rocket as the cameras in smart phones become better at taking high-quality pics and videos. browse this site

    ReplyDelete
  14. In the Appendices at the back of this book, you will find plenty of training materials, content, tips and suggestions to create your own in-house training course. But before you get to these, let's take a closer look at the ten step framework which you can follow to bring business-owner-thinking to your employees. Salesforce training in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  15. Watch movies online sa-movie.com, watch new movies, series Netflix HD 4K, watch free movies on your mobile phone, Tablet, watch movies on the web. ดูหนังออนไลน์


    SEE4K Watch movies, watch movies, free series, load without interruption, sharp images in HD FullHD 4k, all matters, all tastes, see anywhere, anytime, on mobile phones, tablets, computers. ดูหนังใหม่


    GangManga read manga, read manga, read manga online for free, fast loading, clear images in HD quality, all titles, anywhere, anytime, on mobile, tablet, computer. อ่านการ์ตูน


    Watch live football live24th, watch football online, link to watch live football, watch football for free. ผลบอลสดa

    ReplyDelete
  16. SamudraBet Situs Judi Online Terbaik, Terpercaya dan Terbesar di Indonesia. Menyediakan permainan :

    Judi bola terbaik

    Judi slot online terpercaya

    Poker online terbaru

    Live casino online

    Judi sabung ayam

    ReplyDelete
  17. เราคือผู้นำด้านเกมพนันออนไลน์ Major168 เราคือผู้ให้บริการ คาสิโนออนไลน์ ที่ได้รับรองว่าดีที่สุดในประเทศไทย มีค่ายเกมส์ให้เล่นมากมาย Sagaming, Sexy bacarat, Dreamgame, Ebet, Wm casino, Vivo gaming ไม่ผ่านเอเย่นต์ ระบบปลอดภัยมีทีมงานดูแลตลอด 24ชม.

    SAGAME88 แหล่งรวมเกมส์พนันออนไลน์ คาสิโนสด บาคาร่า กำถั่ว คาสิโนออนไลน์ ไฮโล รูเล็ต รับเครดิตฟรีเล่นได้ทุกเกมส์ โบนัสสมาชิกใหม่เพียบ พร้อมระบบฝากถอนออโต้ 10วิ เรามีทุกค่ายเกมส์ให้คุณเลือกเดิมพัน SA Game Sexy bacarat Dreamgame WM Casino VIVO Gaming Ebet เล่นได้ทุกเกมส์

    Our website ufabet provides betting services in the system of Auto Deposit-Withdrawal. Our members are not only in Thailand. Online football betting UEFA Bet market And this makes a guarantee that Ufabet168 is another reliable football betting website

    ufa through the website UFABET1688 a web gambling online , one that integrated all the bets from online casinos , online casino , online , and also have a game a lot more to be chosen to play such games.


    ReplyDelete
  18. This is the best blog annualeventpost I ever see. Thanks for sharing information with us.

    ReplyDelete
  19. I can’t imagine focusing long enough to research; much less write this kind of article. You’ve outdone yourself with this material. This is great content. https://www.buyyoutubesubscribers.in/

    ReplyDelete
  20. These days universities load students with a lot of work which puts students under stress. To give equal attention to every subject is quite difficult and to take some load off of students' heads, assignments help online provide these services to the students of various universities

    ReplyDelete