Documentation forAccess Rights Manager

Request file server access rights

Background / Value

Employees can request access rights to file server directories from Data Owners by using the GrantMA self-service portal.

You can configure a variety of different processes and involve the relevant decision makers, depending on your security requirements.


Related features

Manage my requests

GrantMA: Design approval processes (administrator)


Step-by-step process

  1. Select a language.

  2. Enter your user name and password.
  3. Click Login.
  4. You can alternatively login as the current windows user (no user name and password required).


Click Create new request.


  1. Access Rights Manager shows you as the applicant only the resources that can be ordered.
  2. Use the search to find the desired resource quickly.
  3. Navigate through available resources.


  1. Click on a link to drill down further.
  2. Check the box if you want to request access to more than one folder.
  3. Click Request.


  1. Select the desired kind of access.
  2. Set an activation date.
  3. Optional: Set an expiration date.

Depending on your Access Rights Manager configuration the approver may be able to modify the request.

  1. Click "Add to shopping cart".


Click Shopping cart.


  1. You can delete order items.
  2. Add other users to your request. This way you can request access for other users as well.

  3. Remove a user. You can also remove yourself and only request access for other users.
  4. You must enter a comment. Provide a good reason so that the approver can make a reasonable decision.
  5. Start the request.