Sec/User Mgmt: Search for External Groups

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Mar 23, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Apr 4, 2018
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This topic provides instructions for searching for external groups that have Security Analytics user roles mapped to them.


A method for external user authentication must be enabled.


To search for an external group:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > Security.
    The Security view is displayed with the Users tab open.
  2. Click the External Group Mapping tab.
  3. In the toolbar, click  or .
    The Add Role Mapping dialog for the external authentication method you selected is displayed.
  4. The Group Mapping section is dependent on the selected external authentication method. 
  • For Active Directory, select a Domain. Then click  next to External Group Name.
  • For PAM, click Search next to PAM Group Name.
    The Search External Groups dialog is displayed.
  1. In Common Name, type a group name or part of a group name with the wild card character (*).
  2. Click Search.
    The results are displayed in the External Group Search Results section.
  3. Select the group to which you want to assign roles and click OK.
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