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REST API Gateway datasource user roles

When calling the REST API to get list of gateway data source users, the datasourceAccessRight always shows as "Read" ... even when user has Owner or User with resharing permissions on the data source.


Is there any way to query for these data source security roles?


sample API call:


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Hi. That's ok. If you keep reading the doc until you get here:

You will see that "Reader" is actually the highest permission. You can read or you cannot. Then there is a third permission for embedding but reader means owner/admin in here.

I hope that helps,

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Happy to help!

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Thanks for replying!

But there are more fine-grained options now for Gateway data sources.

Users can be granted one of the following 3 roles in the UI:  User, User with Resharing, and Owner. 

There does not appear to be a way to get this info from the API...because no matter what role a user is assigned, it shows them with a datasourceAccessRight = Reader.

I am really hoping to find a way to get a list of Owners specifically!

It seems like the API has not kept up with the UI.


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Almost a year later... and still seeing the same results. 

There does not appear to be a way to get at the permissions users have been assigned in the UI.

Please someone show me that I am wrong! 🤞

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