TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

ManagementStudio offers blueprints to help a project admin organize and structure a group of related items. They are similar to folders in Windows, a Blueprint can contain UsersApplicationsDevices, Mailboxes, Bespoke and Deployment UnitsThis section describes how an Admin can limit a User's access to specific modules by blueprints in ManagementStudio. It is possible to grant a User access to specific blueprints within a project.




Main Screen Overview

The main screen consist of three core areas:

  • Toolbar controls - This is common across many layouts in ManagementStudio, have a look at the solution article for the tool bar common functions. 
  • Blueprint Rules Grid - This list the information and details about each of the blueprint rules created within a project.
  • Blueprints available  - This displays all the Blueprints available within a project such as Applications, Users blueprints etc.



Creating a Blueprint Rule

Use Case: A Project admin is required to limit a Project engineer's access to specific blueprint based on location. For example An Engineer based in England should only be able to access the England blueprints. 


Step 1 | Create Blueprint Rule

  • Click on Click here to add new item to create a new entry



  • Enter the Rule Name and a brief description (1). 
  • Select the modules for the blueprint rule (2). For example Applications, Devices etc.
  • Select the Blueprint folder (3) for this access. 
  • Click Finished (4).
  • Another Blueprint rule can be created by clicking on Click here to add new item.


An example of an England Blueprint rule to only grant access to the England blueprint


  • Once all rules have been created, click Save Changes.



  • Click Save to Confirm.


Step 2 | Add a Specific User(s) to a Blueprint Rule

  • Switch to Administration -> MS User Accounts (1).
  • Click on the User or group of Users (2) from the grid.
  • Right click and select Add Blueprint Rules (3) from the context menu.




  • Select the Blueprint Rule (1).
  • Click Add Blueprints (2).


When a User is added to a new Blueprint rule, this will not remove their current Blueprint rules.



  • The member count against the Blueprint rule panel (1) should be updated afterwards.
  • This completes the process of creating a Blueprint Rule and also adding a user to the Blueprint rule.


Removing a User(s) from a Blueprint Rule

  • Switch to Administration -> MS User Accounts (1).
  • Click on the User or group of Users (2) from the grid.
  • Right click and select Remove Blueprint Rules (3) from the context menu.



  • Select the Blueprint Rule (1) to remove the user from.
  • Click Remove Blueprints (2).


  • The member count against the Blueprint rule panel (1) should be updated afterwards.




Deleting a Blueprint Rule

  • Enable the Delete option by clicking on the Grid Column Chooser (1) from the toolbar.
  • Select Delete (2).




  • The delete column should be visible on the grid
  • Ensure the delete checkbox is enabled against the Blueprint rule (1) to be deleted.
  • Click Save Changes (2).



  • Ensure Yes, I'm sure (1) checkbox is checked.
  • Click Delete (2).



  • This completes the process of deleting a Blueprint Rule.




Further Support

If you require further support, please visit ManagementStudio's Service Desk at https://support.migrationstudio.com/ to search the knowledge base or create a new support ticket.