Sec/User Mgmt: Users Tab

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This topic introduces the features and functions to set up a user account in the Admin > Security view > Users tab.

Each NetWitness Platform user must have a user account. In the Users tab, you can create, edit, delete, enable/disable and unlock a user account. 

What do you want to do?

RoleI want to ...Show me how
AdminSet up a new user

Step 4. Set Up a User

Add a User and Assign a Role

AdminManage user accountsEnable, Unlock, and Delete User Accounts

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Quick Look

To access this view, go to ADMIN > Security. The Security view opens to the Users tab by default.

Security view Users tab

The Users tab consists of the User list with a toolbar at the top. These are the toolbar features.

Add icon Opens the Add User dialog.
Delete icon Deletes the selected user.
Edit icon Opens the Edit User dialog for the selected user.
Enable icon Enables a disabled user account with all user preferences intact.
Disable icon Blocks user access without deleting user preferences so that upon re-enabling users, user preferences are intact.
Reset Password Opens the Reset Password dialog, which enables you to change the password of the selected user. This dialog lists the password format requirements necessary to change the password and allows you to force the user to change their password on the next login.
Unlock icon UnlockUnlocks a user account that has been locked due to too many failed login attempts.


The Users list has these columns.

Clock icon If this icon appears in a user row, it indicates that the user password has expired.
UsernameUsername to log on to NetWitness Platform.
NameName of the user to whom the account belongs.
Email AddressEmail address of the user.
RolesRole assigned to the user.
ExternalAuthentication method, which could be external by Active Directory or PAM or internal by NetWitness Platform.
DescriptionDescription of the user account.
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