Last updated on June 11, 2015

Managing Extensions


This article will guide you through the various administrative actions relating to the managing of extensions within your Appspace instance.

Disabling and Enabling Extensions

There are two different options for an administrator to remove access to an extension from a global level. If you have an extension on your Appspace instance that you choose to remove (possibly for re-installation or upgrade reasons) – you should use the Delete option to completely remove the extension from the Appspace instance. You also have the ability to Disable an extension which renders the extension inaccessible by all users on the server until it has been re-enabled. Disabling an extension will preserve all configurations, data files, and assets that are related to that extension.

  1. Within the Extensions page, click the extension row (highlighted) to be disabled in the Appspace instance, and click the Disable button.

  2. In the Confirmation dialog box, verify that you have selected the correct extension to be disabled. Click Yes to continue.

  3. You would be returned to the Extensions page where the disabled extension is grayed out – indicating that it has been disabled. The extension is now inaccessible and does not appear in the Appspace drop-down menu.


    To Enable the extension, perform the same process as disabling but use the Enable button from the quick-launch shortcut bar.

Downloading Extensions

Within the Extensions page, you have the ability to download an extension to your local machine. This is accomplished by clicking the Download link under the Action column of the respective extension. The extension is downloaded to the default downloads folder and saved in the .zip file format.

Managing Role Accessibility

Each extension has by default certain role(s) associated with it that grants users with permissions to access the extension. As an administrator, you have the ability to fine-tune these roles (add or remove roles) for each extension. Current roles with accessibility to each extension is listed under the Roles column.

  1. Within the Extensions page, click the extension name link to edit the roles of the extension.

  2. In the Extension Details page, scroll down to the Roles section to see the current assigned roles of the extension. Click on the Manage Roles button to edit the roles assigned of the extension.

  3. In the Manage Roles window, check or uncheck the check boxes next to each role that is given access to the extension. Click OK to continue.

  4. Verify the changes in the Roles section, and click Save to complete the process.