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Security missing under Designer Settings

This article was created in response to a support issue logged with K2. The content may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. This article is not considered official documentation for K2 software and is provided "as is" with no warranties.


The Security portion is not displayed under K2 Management > Designer > Designer Settings.


The account logged into the K2 Management site may not have sufficient permissions to modify at this access level.

Troubleshooting Steps

Ensure that the following applies to the user logged in:

  1. User has Admin rights 
    This may be set under Workflow Server > Server Rights of the K2 Management site.
  2. The user is a member of the Security Administrators role
    This may be set under Users > Roles of the K2 Management site.