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NOTE: This topic discusses revoking authority for another user's account. Refer to the help topic titled Direct Delegations if you would like information for delegating authority to your own account.
Administrative users can revoke delegated authority from a user on behalf of someone else. The steps for revoking Progress Report and Sponsor Authority are very similar. The steps below walk through the process of revoking either, depending on which one is selected from the start.
To revoke authority on behalf of another user:
The My Delegates screen opens. If applicable, the My Current Delegations area of the screen displays a table of existing delegations. This table indicates No records found if no delegations exist.
Select the link called Delegate Sponsor to revoke Sponsor authority.
Depending on the link selected, either the Delegate Progress Report or Delegate Sponsor screen opens with search parameters displayed for locating and selecting a specific user on whose behalf the authority is being revoked. The parameters include Commons ID, Last Name, First Name, and Middle Name. The screen includes a Search button and Cancel button as well as a Return to My Current Delegates link for leaving the search screen and returning to the previous Commons screen.
NOTE: The search parameter fields can be used with the percent sign (%) wild card.
The matching records display within the Search Results on the page.
Search parameters display for searching and selecting the user for whom to revoke the authority.
The matching records display in the Search Results table.
The screen shows the selected user’s name with the authority and a marked checkbox.
NOTE: Selecting the Cancel button will cancel the action without delegating any authority to the user.
The Search Results area updates to show the authority field (Progress Report or Sponsor) unmarked for specified the user. This indicates that the selected user no longer has that authority for the chosen PI/Sponsor. The user receives an email informing of the change and no longer appears in the My Current Delegations section for the PI/Sponsor.
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