ReadDefinition Element (ASSL)

Determines whether members can read the definition of the database or the definition of objects in the database.

Syntax


<Permission> <!-- or one of the elements listed below in the Element Relationships table -->  
   ...  
   <ReadDefinition>...</ReadDefinition>  
   ...  
</Permission>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String (enumeration)
Default value None
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements CubePermission, DatabasePermission, DimensionPermission, MiningModelPermission, MiningStructurePermission, Permission
Child elements None

Remarks

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description
None Access to the object definition is not allowed.
Basic Basic access to the object definition is allowed.

Note: This permission is required for creating local cubes, linking measure groups, and linking dimensions.
Allowed Full access to the object definition is allowed.

Note: This permission is required for executing a Discover XML for Analysis (XMLA) call using the DISCOVER_XML_METADATA parameter.

The elements that correspond to the parents of ReadDefinition in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model are CubePermission, DatabasePermission, DimensionPermission, MiningModelPermission, MiningStructurePermission, and Permission.

See Also

Role Element (ASSL)
Properties (ASSL)