Set up security permissions for a field

You can restrict access to a field by creating a field security profile. After you create the profile, you assign users and or teams to that profile, and set up specific read, create, or write permissions for the field.

More information: TechNet: Security concepts for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

  1. Make sure you have the System Administrator security role or equivalent permissions in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

    Check your security role

    • Follow the steps in View your user profile.

    • Don’t have the correct permissions? Contact your system administrator.

  2. Go to Settings > Security.

  3. Click Field Security Profiles, and then on the command bar, click New.

  4. Enter a name and a description (optional) and click Save.

  5. Under Common, click Field Permissions.

  6. Select a field, and then click Edit.

  7. Select the permissions that you want to assign to users or teams, and then click OK.

  8. To add users or teams:

    1. Under Members, click Teams or Users.

    2. On the command bar, click Add.

    3. In the Look Up Records dialog box, select a team or user from the list (or search for a team or user), and then click Select.

    4. Repeat the preceding steps to add multiple teams or users, and then click Add.

Applies To

Dynamics CRM 2013

Dynamics CRM 2015

Dynamics CRM 2016

Dynamics CRM Online