About project roles

Content Developer
  • Contributes directly to project's web content (HTML).
  • Gains write access to project's HTML, announcements utility, documents and files utility, and tracking component.
  • Subscribes and posts to project discussions.
Content Viewer
  • This role is more restricted than the Observer role.
  • This user can view project content, announcements, Project Dashboard and Tasks, and discussions. 
  • The person with this role does not have any rights in Issue Tracker, Project Tracker, or the version control repository.
Developer
  • Contributes directly to project -- source code and HTML.
  • Gains write access to most project resources.
  • Write access to HTML, announcements utility, documents and files utility, version control, and tracking component.
  • Subscribes and posts to project discussions.
Executive (Project Level)
  • Intended for business users who are responsible for oversight of the project schedule.
  • Provides read access to Project Dashboard schedules.
  • Provides access to other tools in the CollabNet environment such as participation in discussions, viewing and suggesting files in Documents & Files, creating and viewing issues or artifacts, and suggesting announcements.
  • Provides read access to the version control repository.
Observer
  • Views, but does not change project resources.
  • Read-only access to most project resources.
  • Read-only access to web content and source code.
  • Gains submit access to tracking component.
  • Subscribes and posts to project discussions.
Project Owner
  • Defines the project's overall mission, direction, methodology, and community make-up.
  • Gains administrative access to all project functions.
  • Grants members requested permissions on project.
  • Administers all project discussions and is default moderator on all lists.
  • Administers tracking component.
  • Project Owner role supersedes any other roles you may hold on a project.