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Resources Under Access Control

    Couchbase Server applies RBAC to a defined set of resources. The Couchbase Full Administrator can assign a role to a defined user; the role being associated with one ore more privileges either on an individual, named resource; or on all resources within a resource-type group.

    Access-Controlled Resources

    The following Couchbase Server-resources are always access-controlled:

    • Clusters

    • XDCR Cluster References

    • FTS Index Aliases

    • System Catalogs. Including:

      The following diagnostics are provided:

      System Catalogs

      Monitoring Catalogs

      Security Catalogs


      These are only available using REST APIs.
    • Buckets. Note that buckets have three independently access-controllable features, each of which should be considered an individual resource-type:

      • Settings: Includes

        Bucket Type
        Ejection Method
        Conflict Resolution method
        Protocol Port
      • Statistics: Includes ops, gets, sets, and deletes per second. Also includes information on memory-usage, disk-related activity, and status on indexing, querying, and XDCR activity.

      • Data: Includes data and meta-data for all objects within a bucket.

    • XDCR Bucket Replication

    • Indexes. Including Views, Secondary Global Secondary Indexes, and FTS pindexes.