Does RBAC requires License?

  • What Grafana version and what operating system are you using?

Grafana version: Version 9.5.3 (commit: 916d9793aa, branch: HEAD) - open source
OS & version: Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 8.8 (Ootpa)

  • What are you trying to achieve?

Trying to implement RBAC

  • How are you trying to achieve it?
    enabled RBAC in grafana.ini
    enabled: true
    permission_cache: true

Using file provisioning method - /etc/grafana/provisioning/access-control

config file version

apiVersion: 2

Roles to insert/update in the database


  • name: ‘custom:users:goc’
    description: ‘List/update other users in the organization’
    version: 1
    global: true
    • action: ‘dashboards:read’
      scope: ‘dashboards:’ 'folders:
    • action: ‘alert.instances.external:read’
      scope: ‘datasources:*’
    • action: ‘alert.instances:create’
    • action: ‘alert.instances:write’
    • action: ‘alert.instances:read’

Assignments to teams


  • name: ‘GOC’
    orgId: 1

    Custom role assignment

    • name: ‘custom:users:goc’
      global: true
  • What happened?

no custom role visible in UI

  • What did you expect to happen?

  • Can you copy/paste the configuration(s) that you are having problems with?

  • Did you receive any errors in the Grafana UI or in related logs? If so, please tell us exactly what they were.

  • Did you follow any online instructions? If so, what is the URL?