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A user is defined as any individual who can log in to Grafana. Each user is associated with a role that includes permissions. Permissions determine the tasks a user can perform in the system. For example, the Admin role includes permissions for an administrator to create and delete users.
The following topics describe how to use permissions to control user access to data sources, dashboards, users, and teams.