Privileges and Features - description

Privileges and Features activate different permissions or features within an application.

Read more about how to activate the privileges and features in an application.

* Vehicle Tracker = VT
* Site Admin = SA

General privileges by category

We will describe the privileges by their category as seen under the Privileges and Features tree at the application level.


Privilege Description
_BatchEditUsers  Allow using the Batch Edit Users feature inside the VT
_BatchImportUsers Allow importing the users in batches
_BatchUpdateUsers Allow to batch update user properties
_CreateUser Allow creating users
_DeleteUser Allow deleting users
_EditAccumulatorType Allow editing the accumulator type (useful for Maintenance plugin) 
_EditApplicationPrivileges Allow editing the Roles of an application
_EditCustomField Allow adding custom fields
_EditDeviceMapper Allow editing Device Mappers
_EditDeviceMapperScript  Allow using the Device Mapper Scripting
_EditDialogs Allow accessing the downward arrow in the upper right corner of many windows (e.g. which fields are displayed in the Dispatch window)
_EditEventRule Allow editing Event Rules inside the VT application  
_EditGateEvent Allow closing alarms
_EditSessions Allow closing sessions of different users logged into the system  
_EditTags Allow editing Tags
_EditUserAccessMask Allow controlling which fields are visible when editing a user 
_EditUsername Allow editing the usernames
_EditUsers Allow editing users' properties
_EditUserTemplates Allow editing user templates (User Type Editor)
_ExportVehicleList Allow exporting the vehicle list from the Vehicle Panel inside the application (top-right menu > Export data)
_ImportTemplate Allow importing templates (Event Rules, Geofences, Reports)  
_ReadData Allow reading vehicle data (needed for a user to be able to receive emails and use reports)
_ReadMessageFields Allow selecting which GpsGate Variables will be listed
_ReadUserOverview Allow using the User Overview for the vehicle properties
_UseKmlFeed Add KML Feed menu option when enabled
_UseSearch Allow using search feature in VT application

Allow using the control editable User Fields


Privilege Description
_APIRead Allows granting read-only access to the REST API 

Allows granting read/write access to the REST API


Privilege Description
_EditCommandTags Allows editing command tags
_ExecuteCommandAll Allow access to all non-administrator commands
_ExecuteCommandsInTag Allow access to commands in this tag (regardless if the command is administrator only or not)
_ExecuteSpecialCommandAll Allow access to all administrator commands

Allow resetting the device commands queue when the command has the option to be queued


Privilege Description
_EditScriptExpression Allow editing Script Expressions in the Event Rules
_ReadEventHistory Allow reading the Events History in the Events panel
_ReadEventRule Allow seeing the selected Event Rule

Allows using role-based Event Rules (used with the Maintenance plugin)

Fleet app

Privilege Description
_FleetAppUseEvents Enable Events in the Fleet app
_FleetAppUseMap Allow using the map in the Fleet app
_FleetAppUseVehicles Allow reading the Vehicles panel in the Fleet app 


Privilege Description
_LiveAddress Allow using Live Addresses in the Vehicles Panel in the VT application

Allow using Live Addresses in the Track Points list in the VT application


Privilege Description
_EditGeofence Allow editing all geofences except route geofences
_EditGeofenceTags Allow editing all geofences tags
_EditRouteGeofence Allow editing route geofences
_ImportGeofence Allow importing KML geofences
_ReadGeofence Allow reading access to all geofences

Allow using role-based geofences tags


Privilege Description
_EditIconCategory Allow modifying the Icon library by adding new custom icons 
_EditIconSets Allow editing Icon sets

Allow selecting a particular Icon library


Privilege Description
_EditLinkItems Allow editing Link Items
_EditLinkNamespace Allow editing Link Namespaces
_EditLinkScript Allow editing Link Scripts 

Allow seeing Links


Privilege Description
_CreateLanguage Allow creating a new language definition 
_DeleteLanguage Allow deleting a language definition 
_EditLanguage Allow controlling which language can be edited 

Allow selecting installed language


Privilege Description
 _DeviceLogin Allow having a Device (GPS tracker)
_MobileLogin Allow logging in with the mobile interface 
_WebLogin Allow logging in to the application

Allow logging in using web services scripting 


Privilege Description
_UseArcGISMap Enable using ArcGIS maps. Read plugins privileges below.
_UseGeoServerMap Enable using GeoServer map. Read plugins privileges below.
_UseMapCustom Allow using imported PEG, PNG, GIF or BMP maps

Allow selecting a different map provider

Marker Attributes

Privilege Description

Restrict access to marker attributes window


Privilege Description

Allow creating categories among notes


Allow deleting notes categories. Will not delete notes.  


Allow deleting notes


Allow reading notes


Allow writing notes

Reports and Export

Privilege Description

Allow track export from the Tracks Panel 


Privilege Description

Enable the user to have access to the status panel


Privilege Description

Enable HDOP tracks. Read plugins privileges below.


Allow deleting tracks


Allow reading tracks


Allow the use of the graph tool

User Settings

Privilege Description

Allow selecting which tabs the user can see in the Settings dialog


Allows you to see and track a vehicle in real-time. To allow this per application (by default to all users), you also need to select a refresh rate value (e.g. Live) under the application Properties > Live Data parameter or have this setting enabled per user when inside the application, under user Settings > Refresh Rate.


Allow changing the time zone, language, date and time format, etc. 


 Allow changing the user password


Allow turning off track filtering

Vehicle Info

Privilege Description

Enable the user to have access to the vehicle info panel


Privilege Description

Enable the user to have access to the vehicle panel


Privilege Description

Allow editing Views


Allow reading Views.


Privilege Description

Allow removing saved Shared Workspaces


Allow editing the users' private workspaces


Allow editing the Shared Workspaces


Allow adding or removing columns from the different VT panels 


 Allow using the selected saved Shared Workspaces


Privilege Description

Allow selecting which reports can be created by the users under Manage Reports in the VT application


Allow editing the Report Schedule option when modifying report parameters


Allow the user to be able to process unprepared tracking data  


Allow printing the report  


Allow selecting which format to use on reports (CSV, ZIP CSV, HTML, PDF2) 


Allow the user to view the selected reports

Plugin-specific plugins

Plugin Privilege Description

Access Filter


Allow restricting access to your GpsGate Server

ArcGIS _ArcGISLogin

Allow pulling the vehicle's latest position from GpsGate Server and using it in an ArcGIS Server

Area Search _AreaSearch

Allow drawing a rectangle on the map to search for track data history





Allow editing pictures in the application. 

Allow taking pictures in the application. 

Allow viewing pictures in the application. 



Allow chatting from the VT application to supported devices




Allow retrieving crash data from supported devices in the application

Allow reading crash data from supported devices in the application



Allow enabling CargoMoveDataForward functionality

Data Forward


Allow forwarding the unmodified data sent from a device to one or many other servers

Device Manager


Allow sending template commands to devices and viewing command status for user tags








Allow editing all dispatch jobs created  

Allow editing the owned dispatch jobs created

Allow enabling dispatch ETA in the dispatch menu

Allow viewing all dispatch jobs created

Allow viewing the owned dispatch jobs created

Allow editing jobs' custom fields

DriverID in Tag Expression 


Allow editing the DriverIDInTag Expression in the Event Rule

Fuel Consumption





Allow adding fuel consumption logs

Allow deleting fuel consumption logs

Allow editing fuel consumption logs

Allow importing fuel consumption logs

HTTP Expression


Allow using the HttpExpression feature






 Allow editing maintenance schedules

Allow importing maintenance logs

Allow logging a maintenance entry

Allow using maintenance schedule for a specific role

Map Coordinates

Map Coordinates

Allow showing the coordinates and street address of a position clicked on the map

Map Measure Tool

Map Measure Tool

 Allow measuring distances on the map using a ruler tool



Allow devices to forward messages to MPOB (Monthly Statement of the Producer of Oil Palm Fruits) service



Allow showing multiple maps on a different monitor

Online Status Indicator

Online Status Indicator

Allow displaying the current number of online and offline vehicles in a small window



Allow using the payment list

Points of Interest





Allow editing the location of a POI

Allow editing the category of a POI

Allow importing POI locations

Allow users to read POI location categories



Allow sharing application views within your webpage






Allow editing a scripted app

Allow editing a click script

Allow editing a WebService Script

Allow using a specific click script

Sound Alarm

Sound Alarm

Allow playing an alert sound on an incoming alarm

Speeding Expression


 Allow editing the Speeding Expression values in the Event Rule

Street View Window

Street View Window

Allow using Google Street View

Terminal Window

Terminal Window

Allow viewing the raw stream of reports/data going between server and tracker

Track Replay

Track Replay

Allow playing tracks for vehicles in an application

 Tracking Schedule


Allow discarding device messages sent outside of working hours for data privacy reasons

User Actions

User Actions

Allow visualizing log activities from the users

WASL Data Forward


Allow the unit to forward data for the WASL protocol




Deprecated privileges

Deprecated features are listed here.

Plugin Privilege Description

Always Valid


Allow having the marker on the map move on "invalid" position updates

Always Valid  _UseServerTime

 Allow using server time rather than device time for all reports

Always Valid   _UseServerTimeForInvalid

Allow using server time for invalid reports



Allow invalidating "valid" position reports with too high HDOP value

Driver Journal  _EditJournalCategoryMappings

 Allow editing the categories for the Driver Journal plugin


Allow using SOAP methods to retrieve information from the application using Web Services