Reporting: Set Access Control for an Alert

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Jul 29, 2016
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This topic provides instructions on how to set access control for an alert. 


Make sure that:

  • You have understood the components of the Alert view. For more information, see Alert View.
  • You have understood the access permissions the user will have depending on the user role. For more information, see Manage Access for an Alert.
  • You have a minimal 'Read & Write' access permission to set access permissions for an alert. 


Perform the following steps to set access permissions for an alert:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, click Dashboard > Reports.
    The Manage tab is displayed.
  2. Click Alerts.
    The Alert view is displayed.
  3. In the Alert List panel, select an alert and click list_options_button.png > Permissions.
    The Alert Permissions dialog box is displayed, as shown below:
  4. Based on the user role, select the appropriate buttons.
  5. (Optional) Select the checkbox if you want to automatically provide read access permission to dependent rules.

Note: On selecting the check box, all dependent rules with No access permission will be given READ access permission.

  1. Click Save.
    A confirmation message that the permission is successfully set for the selected alert is displayed.