Sec/User Mgmt: Users Tab

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The Users tab in the Admin Security view allows you to set up user accounts. 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. 

Workflow

What do you want to do?

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

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 displayed with Users tab open.

The Users tab includes the following panels.

             
1Users toolbar
2Users list

Users Toolbar

The following table describes the Users toolbar.

                                       
FeatureDescription
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.

Users List

The following table describes the columns in the Users list.

                                       
ColumnDescription
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.
Authentication TypeAuthentication method, which could be external by Active Directory or PAM or internal by NetWitness Platform.
DescriptionDescription of the user account.

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