Roles & Permissions

The Online Video Platform (OVP) allows admin users to manage the exact permissions of its users. To manage the publication’s users: 

  • Click on the publication name in the upper right corner
  • Select “Users”. 

user settings

There are four main roles: analyst, editor, publisher and administrator. Each role enables access to different parts of the OVP. 

user permission access


The four roles of analyst, editor, publisher and administrator were introduced in version 7.45. Permissions of users created before 2020/11/16 might be displayed differently as a result. Contact for changing the permissions of these users.

1.0 | Media Library & Analytics Permissions

Select a user role to determine the level of access to features in the Media Library and Analytics sections:

Media Library and Analytics permissions:AnalystEditorPublisherAdmin
View analytics and download reportsvvvv
Create/edit/delete reportsvvv
Create/edit/delete media clips, playouts, playlists and channelsvvv
Export to a third party platformvvv
Media clip embed code accessvvv
Publish media clips, playlists and channelsvv
Create/edit/delete/publish (social media) export channelsvv
User managementv
Publication Configurationv


2.0 | Interactivity and/or Ad Services

In addition to the Media Library and Analytics section: select the checkboxes in the menu below to apply additional permissions to Blue Billywig Interactivity features and/or Ad Services.

user permission access


Interactivity permissionsAnalystEditorPublisherAdmin
Edit interactivityvvv
Create/edit/delete projectsvvv
Project embed code accessvvv
Publish projects vv


Ad Services permissions:AnalystEditorPublisherAdmin
View Ad Units / Line Items / Positions / VAST Servicesvvvv
Create/edit/delete Ad Unitsvvv
Enable Ad Unitsvv
Prebid Configuration (Ad Unit level)vvv
Prebid Configuration (Publication level)vv
Create/edit/delete line itemsvvv
Reshift Ad Positionsvvv
Upload files to VAST servicevvv

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