Sec/User Mgmt: Step 2. (Optional) Add a Role and Assign Permissions

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Sep 19, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development on Oct 2, 2017
Version 3Show Document
  • View in full screen mode
  

Although NetWitness Suite has pre-configured roles, you can add custom roles. For example, in addition to the pre-configured Analysts role you could add custom roles for AnalystsEurope and AnalystsAsia. For a detailed list of permissions, see Role Permissions

Each of the following procedures starts on the Roles tab.

To navigate to the Roles tab:

  1. Go to ADMIN > Security.
    The Security view is displayed with the Users tab open.
  2. Click the Roles tab.
    Image of the Roles tab

Add a Role and Assign Permissions

  1. In the Roles tab, click The Add icon in the toolbar.
  2. The Add Role dialog is displayed.
    The Add Role dialog
  3. In the Role Info section, type the following information for the role:
  • Name
  • (Optional) Description
  1. In the Attributes section, enter the desired values for each attribute. For more information on attributes, see Step 3. Verify Query and Session Attributes per Role.
  2. In the Permissions section:
  • Click The scroll left icon and The scroll right icon to scroll through the modules.
  • Select a module the role will access.
  • Select each permission the role will have.
  1. Repeat the previous step until you select all permissions to assign to the role.
  2. Click Save to add the new role, which is effective immediately. You can now assign the new role to users.

Duplicate a Role

An efficient way to add a new role is to duplicate a similar role, save it with a new name and revise the permissions that are already assigned.

  1. In the Roles tab, select the role you want to duplicate and click The Duplicate Role icon.
  2. Type a new role name and click Save
  3. To change the permissions, follow the steps in the next procedure.

Change Permissions Assigned to a Role

  1. In the Roles tab, select the role and click The Edit icon.
    The Edit Role dialog is displayed.
  2. In the Permissions section:
  • Click The scroll left icon and The scroll right icon to scroll through the modules.
  • Select a module to revise permissions for it.
  • Select or deselect each permission.
  1. Repeat the previous step until the role has the required permissions.
  2. Click Save. The revised permissions are effective immediately.

Delete a Role

You can delete a role if it is not assigned to any users.

  1. In the Roles tab, select the role and click The delete icon.
  2. A dialog requests confirmation that you want to delete the role. Click Yes.
You are here
Table of Contents > Manage Users with Roles and Permissions > Step 2. (Optional) Add a Role and Assign Permissions

Attachments

    Outcomes