Create an Entity Administrator (Master Data Services)

Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions) - Windows only Azure SQL Managed Instance

In Master Data Services, create an entity administrator when you want a group or user to have all permissions to all objects in one or more entities, or have the permission to approve pending change sets.


To simplify administration, create a Windows or local group and configure it as an entity administrator. You can then add and remove users from the group without accessing Master Data Services.


To perform this procedure:

To create an Entity Administrator

  1. In Master Data Manager, click User and Group Permissions.

  2. Select the row for the user or group that you want to edit, and then click Edit selected user.

  3. Click the Models tab, optionally select a model from the Models list and then click Edit.

  4. Click the entity you want to grant permissions to, and then click Admin on the menu.

  5. Complete step 4 for each entity that you want the group or user to be an administrator for.

  6. Click Save.

See Also

Administrators (Master Data Services)
Assign Model Object Permissions (Master Data Services)
Assign Hierarchy Member Permissions (Master Data Services)
Model Object Permissions (Master Data Services)
Hierarchy Member Permissions (Master Data Services)