Access can be granted to roles or specific users (see image Dasboard role access and Dashboard user access). All administrotors have access to dashboards by default.
Hide default tab
This features allows administrators to hide the default tab for specific roles and/or users. Hiding tabs is especially usefull if you want to give specific users access to locked dashboards only. Locked dashboards are immutable dashboards designed by an administrator that are automatically added to the a users dashboard.
Use this feature if you want to give specific users access to locked dashboards only. Combining this feature with the hide default tab feature allows administrators to give specific users access to specific dashboards and widgets only.