This function is used in Python Scripting.


Removes a role from the specified user source. When altering the Gateway System User Source, the Allow User Admin setting must be enabled.

Client Permission Restrictions

Permission Type: User Management

Client access to this scripting function is blocked to users that do not meet the role/zone requirements for the above permission type. This function is unaffected when run in the Gateway scope.


system.user.removeRole(userSource, role)

  • Parameters

String userSource The user source in which the role is found. Blank will use the default user source.

String role The role to remove. The role must exist.

  • Returns

UIResponse - A list of UIResponse objects with lists of warnings, errors, and info about the success or failure of the deletion

  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# Removes the role "User" in the user source "MyUserSource".
system.user.removeRole("MyUserSource", "User")

system user removeRole, user.removeRole