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Admin Role: Permissions & Access

The Admin role is the most powerful role on your Our Cat Herder portal.

A member with the Admin role can access and control everything on your portal.

While you can assign the Admin role to as many of your portal members as you wish we recommend assigning it to as few members as possible.

We also recommend you immediately enable two factor authentication on any member account that is assigned the admin role. Discover how to activate two-factor authentication here.

If you are the originator of your portal you will be assigned the Admin Role by default on trial sign up.


If you remove the Admin role from yourself you will lose the ability to perform Admin actions on your portal. Only remove the Admin role from yourself if you have already assigned it to another member on your portal.

Icon Key
Full Access - Can create, read, update and delete. Access to all functionality in this part of Our Cat Herder.
Partial Access - Has partial access to create, read, update and delete. See further details below for specifics.
Read/View Only - Can only read/view. Has no ability to create, update and delete.
No Access - Cannot Access this area of Our Cat Herder at all.

Admin Role Overview

Area Access
Start Page Full Access
Members Full Access
Discussions Full Access
Meetings Full Access
Actions Full Access
Decision Maker Full Access
Documents Full Access
Links Full Access
Settings Full Access
Billing Full Access
Activity Log Full Access

Further Details

Read below for more specific information on what members assigned the Admin role can do in your portal.


Activity Permissions
Add Member
Export Contact List
Add Non-Member
Delete Members
Add/Remove Roles
Set Member Term
Update Member Email See below
Update Member Name See below
View Members
View Non-Members
View Members Details
View Non-Members Details
Resend Member Invite
Enforce Two Factor Authentication for all members

Updating Member Details

Administrators are able to update a members name and email up until the member activates their account. Once the member activates their account (a green dot appears next to the members name) the Administrator can no longer update the name or email, the member must do it.


Activity Permissions
Create Discussion Group
See Private Group
See Public Group
Join Private Group
Join Public Group
Edit Public Group Details
Edit Private Group Details
Delete Group If group owner
Delete Discussion Thread
Create Discussion Thread
Edit Discussion Reply
Post Reply in Thread
Delete Thread Reply
Edit Thread Notification Settings Own, not other members


Activity Permissions
View Mode All Meetings
Create Meeting
Edit Meeting Types
Delete Meetings All Meetings
Edit Meeting Details All Meetings


Activity Permissions
View Actions All Actions
Assign Actions
Resend Notifications
Update Actions

Decision Maker

Activity Permissions
Search Decisions All
Create Proposal
Add members to proposal All
View Proposals All
Vote on Proposals When invited to vote


Activity Permissions
View Mode Full access (to all files and folders)
Upload Files Full access
Create New Folders Full access
Cut & Paste Files Full access
Cut & Paste Folders Full access
Re-Order Files Full access
Re-Order Folders Full access
Change Folder Access Full access
Replace Files Full access
Delete Files Full access
Delete Folders Full access


View Meetings Create Meetings Manage Meeting Types Delete Meetings Edit Meetings
Full access Full access Full access Full access Full access
Activity Permissions
Add Link Full access
Edit Link Full access
Delete Link Full access
Search Links Full access


Only members assigned the Admin role can access portal settings. All of your members assigned the Admin role have full access to Settings functionality.


Only members assigned the Admin and Billing Contact roles can access billing.

Activity Log

Only members assigned the Admin role can access the activity log.

Admin Role Video

Updated: 23 June 2020