User Privileges are located in the User Management screen. 'Available Privileges' are defined as rights the System Administrator can give the user. 'Current User/Assigned Privileges' are defined as rights the user has currently.
To add an Available Privilege to the selected users Current Privileges:
Select the privilege from the 'Available Privileges' list.
Click to copy the selection from the 'Available Privileges' to the 'Current User Privileges' side.
To delete a Privilege from the users Current Privileges:
Select the privilege from the 'Current User Privileges' list.
Click to remove the selection from the 'Current User Privileges' side.
This section defines the system administration user privileges provided in the FPDS system. The privileges are listed in the order they are viewed under the User function in the System Administration module. See the following list of privileges and their definitions.
Ad Hoc Reports This privilege provides the ability to create and customize reports for specific purposes using queries.
Administrative Reports Reports provided to the managerial service for government use.
Approve - A function that compares the document against all of the business and validation rules and places it in Final status.
Assign The ability to assign privileges to other users.
Award - A one-time request for products or services.
Contracting Office - The contracting office that executes or is otherwise responsible for the transaction involved with a document.
Correct Make corrections to a final document without changing the legal intent of the document.
Create The ability to create documents.
Data Collection This privilege allows the input of data through the web portal.
Delete Allows the deletion of documents and the ability to reuse the PIID number.
Disable The ability to deactivate a user or office.
Draft - The status of a document when it has not been approved and changes can still be made on the document without performing a modification or a correction.
Enable The ability to activate a user or office.
Get/GetList The ability to retrieve data such as awards and IDVs.
GetList The ability to find documents in FPDS using search criteria in the search screens.
Government Office Used to track contract awards for those offices that are not established as contracting offices.
Indefinite Delivery Vehicle (IDV) Ongoing agreements for acquiring products or services.
IsComplete Determines that all of the required fields on a document are completed. "IsComplete" must be given as a privilege in conjunction with the "Validate" privilege for the user to be able to validate an Award or IDV.
Modify Make adjustments that change the legal intent of the document.
Reference Data Maintenance The ability to maintain referenced data on documentation, such as Contracting and Government offices.
Reports The ability to generate standard available reports.
Schedule The ability to schedule standard large reports for execution and production by a specified date.
Send The ability to send a report via email.
Search/View Contracts The ability to search and view contractual documentation.
Update The ability to view screens and update information that does not require the use of a function, such as "Delete" or "Correct".
Validate The process of verifying all rules according to the FAR are correct before finalizing the document.
View Allows the user to view documentation.
User This privilege provides the ability to maintain the User ID information.
Webportal The ability to access FPDS using the login screen on https://www.fpds.gov.
The user privileges located in the 'System Administration' section of FPDS provides three levels of privileges. These privileges are defined by roles that are assigned to the User ID. See the following table for the roles in the order of the level of privileges.