user specific dag in airflow

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In this example we will see how we apply security in airflow basically what we want to do is user should only have access of their own dags and they should not have the access of others dags

Let’s create a very simple

from airflow import DAG
from airflow.operators.bash_operator import BashOperator
from datetime import datetime,timedelta

default_args = {
    'owner': 'airflow',
    'depends_on_past': False,
    'start_date': datetime(2023, 12, 13),
    'email_on_failure': False,
    'email_on_retry': False,
    'retries': 1,
    'retry_delay': timedelta(minutes=5),

dag = DAG(

t1 = BashOperator(
    bash_command='echo "Hello, {{ dag_run.conf["name"] }}"',


  • Now we need to create the user in airflow we can using the UI of the airflow.
  • Now let’s create the role Navigate to Security then List Roles click on + icon and create the role this will be custom role.
  • We can create this role as single_dag_access and at the end we can choose which dags which we want to show using this role.
  • Now the last step is assign this role to the our user.
  • Now login and verify if our changes has been applied or not.

Pass Parameter At The Run Time In Airflow

As you can see the above screenshot now our user only have access of one dag only.

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Abhishek Mishra
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