File attachments: Permissions

Summary

Newly uploaded and attached files to content types have different access permissions

 

Local Section roles

This means you are assigned a role to a specific section

 

Permission by workflow state: All states

Role/PermissionRename or replace file/sRemove file
Section managerYesYes
Section publisherYesYes
Section editorNoYes
Section authorYesYes

 

Global Section roles

This means you are assigned a global role

 

Permission by workflow state: All states

Role/PermissionRename or replace file/sRemove file
Section managerYesYes
Section publisherYesYes
Section editorYesYes
Section authorNo *No *

 * Unless you are the original author

 

File access permissions

These are viewed

  1. On the content edit screen under ‘Attachments’ field
  2. Manage Content screen > Files