This task requires the System Administrator security role A defined set of privileges. The security role assigned to a user determines which tasks the user can perform and which parts of the user interface the user can view. All users must be assigned at least one security role in order to access the system. or equivalent permissions. More information about specific permissions and performing this task while offline: Configuration Permissions
If you want to create a security role that is similar to another security role, you can copy a security role with a new name and then modify the privileges and access levels for the new security role. You cannot copy a security role to a different business unit.
In the Navigation Pane, click Settings, click Administration, and then click Security Roles.
Select the security role you want to copy.
On the Actions toolbar, click More Actions, and then click Copy Role.
In the Copy Security Role dialog box, in the New Role Name box, type the name for the new security role.
If you want to change the privileges for the new security role, select the Open a new security role when copying is complete check box.
If you need to back up your security role changes, or export security roles for use in a different implementation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, you can export them as part of exporting customizations. More information: Export Customizations and Configurations