Default permissions and access for charts and dashboards

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Team members and members of the of the Contributors group for a project can view charts and dashboards. The most common built-in groups include Readers, Contributors, and Project Administrators. For a simplified view of all default permissions assigned to built-in groups, see Default permissions and access.

Stakeholders have limited access to view charts and dashboards. To learn more, see About access levels.

For an overview of dashboard and chart features, see Dashboards, charts, & widgets.

Dashboards, charts, reports, and widgets

You can define and manage dashboards from the web portal, Dashboard. For an overview of dashboard and chart features, see About dashboards, charts, reports, and widgets. You set dashboard permissions at the team level from the team dashboard page.

Users granted Stakeholder access to private projects can't view or create query charts. Stakeholder access to public projects can view and create query charts.

Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View work item query charts (from the Queries page) checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
View dashboards (including work item query charts added to the dashboard) checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item query and test tracking charts 1 checkmark checkmark checkmark
Add and configure dashboards 1 With permissions set checkmark checkmark

Notes:

  1. Public project Stakeholders have full access to all features.
Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View charts and dashboards checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item and test tracking charts checkmark checkmark checkmark
Add and configure dashboards
With permissions set checkmark checkmark
Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View team dashboard home page checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item and test tracking charts checkmark checkmark checkmark

Dashboards and charts

You can pin charts to a team dashboard Home page.

Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View work item query charts (from the Queries page) checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
View dashboards (including work item query charts added to the dashboard) checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item query and test tracking charts 1 checkmark checkmark checkmark
Add and configure dashboards 1 With permissions set checkmark checkmark

Notes:

  1. Public project Stakeholders have full access to all features.
Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View charts and dashboards checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item and test tracking charts checkmark checkmark checkmark
Add and configure dashboards
With permissions set checkmark checkmark
Task Stakeholders Readers Contributors Team admins Project Admins
View team dashboard home page checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Create work item and test tracking charts checkmark checkmark checkmark

Power BI Integration and Analytics views

From the web portal Analytics views, you can create and manage Analytics views. An Analytics view provides a simplified way to specify the filter criteria for a Power BI report based on Analytics data. Analytics is the reporting platform for Azure DevOps. To learn more, see What is Analytics?.

You set permissions for the service at the project level, and for shared Analytics views at the object level. Users with Stakeholder access have no access to view or edit Analytics views.

Task Readers Contributors Project admins
View Analytics checkmark checkmark checkmark
View a shared Analytics view checkmark checkmark
Edit and delete Analytics views checkmark