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When editing an existing SmartObject, the error below appears: "Could not publish SmartObject Definition to server: Authorization Failed" in SmartObject creation.



This will prevent editing of existing SmartObjects or creating new SmartObjects.


To correct this error you will need to add the affected user (who cannot create, delete or update the SmartObject) to the Smartbox Security Permissions: