ADMIN: System → Web Services → Roles
The System → Web Services → Roles option allows you to define permission for users for web services APIs. See the core API document for more information on APIs in Magento. http://www.magentocommerce.com/support/magento_core_api
- Role Name (required field) - Name of the role, e.g., soap.
- Resource Access (required field) – Custom | All. It’s often advisable to select “all” while developing and debugging and then narrow the resources allowed once your web service is working.
- Resources - Specific resources and methods this role will have access to.