Access control overview#

Starburst Enterprise platform (SEP) and the included enhanced connectors enable you to control access to the data exposed and accessible by SEP and the configured catalogs. The access control systems all follow role-based access control mechanisms with users, groups, roles, privileges, and objects.


The access control and authorization setup must be chosen so that it is compatible with the authentication system in use.

SEP includes the security features from Trino, such as different system access control methods, including the simple file based system access control.

SEP provides additional features suitable for different levels and mechanism for access control:

Availability varies based on the connector in use.