A role can include other roles. For example, the role of "shapes" might include the role of "square" along with the role of "triangle" and the role of "circle."

The following table describes the UI elements for this dialog box.

Item Description

Select the role definitions to add

Lists the roles defined in the authorization store.

To include a defined role, select the check box beside an existing role definition.


A role cannot be added to itself, either directly or indirectly. If you try to add a role to itself, you will receive an error message.

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