The following topics describe how to manage NetSuite roles and permissions to provide your account users with the access they need. A role is a defined access configuration that can be assigned to users. A user is an individual who has access to a NetSuite account.
For an introduction to the NetSuite access model, including definitions of users and roles, see NetSuite Access Overview.
For details about standard roles provided by NetSuite, how to create customized roles, and tools for managing roles, see NetSuite Roles Overview.
To understand how to work with the different kinds of users that can access NetSuite, see NetSuite Users Overview.
For tips for working with permissions, see NetSuite Permissions Overview.
The following link provides access to a Microsoft Excel worksheet listing the usage of most NetSuite permissions: NetSuitePermissionsUsage.xls. You can use this list to understand the implications of assigning a specific permission, or to find the permission required to provide access to a specific task or page. For more information, see Permissions Documentation.