Change User Scope (API and SDK)

You can enable, disable, or provide limited API and SDK access with User Scope. To enable access to APIs and SDKs, set User Scope to All. To prevent a Moderator or Admin from making calls, set User Scope to None. For limited access, set User Scope to Analytics, Search, or Content. The following table summarizes scopes and the usage.

After the table is the procedure explaining how you can assign a scope to a user.

Scopes and Their Use

SearchUnify users can have one of these five scopes. Each scope has an impact on the calls a user can make.

S. no. User Scope Used For Making Calls To
1 Analytics Analytics API or SDK
2 Search Search API or SDK
3 Content Content API or SDK
4 All Analytics, Search, and Content APIs or SDKs
5 None Cannot make API and SDK calls  

Changing Scope


Irrespective of its name, API Scope covers the scope for both the APIs and SDKs.

The API Scope of a user can be changed one at a time. An Admin can change the scope for Moderators but not for other Admins. A Moderator cannot change user scope for anyone, including themselves. A Super Admin can change the API scope for all Admin and Moderator profiles.

  1. Go to Manage Users and you will land on the Users tab.
  2. Click in the Action column.

  3. Use the Select User Scope dropdown to assign a scope.

  4. Click to save new settings.