All users must either have a local user account with a username and password or an external user account that is mapped to NetWitness Platform.
What do you want to do?
|Role||I want to ...||Show me how|
|Administrator||Add a User and Assign a Role|
|Administrator||Change User Information|
|Administrator||Reset a User Password|
|Administrator||Add a User for External Authentication|
Add User Dialog
This is the Add User dialog for an internal user.
Edit User Dialog
This is the Edit User dialog for an internal user.
The Add User and Edit User dialogs are the same except that the Add User dialog contains additional Password and Confirm Password fields. You can add a password for a new user in the Add User dialog. Users can change their own passwords in the user preferences. You can reset a password for a user directly from the Users tab.
The Add User and Edit User dialogs have following sections:
The following table provides descriptions of the user information.
The following table provides descriptions of the Roles tab options. The Roles tab shows the roles that are assigned to the user.
|Opens the Add Role dialog that lists roles you could assign to the user.|
|Removes the selected role from being assigned to the user.|
|Shows permissions for the selected role.|
|Name||Lists each role assigned to the user.|
The following table lists the descriptions of the Attributes tab options. The Attributes tab shows the attributes that are assigned to the user.
|Core Query Timeout||(Optional) Specifies the maximum number of minutes that a user can run a query. The default value is 5 minutes. This timeout only applies to queries performed from Investigation. If this value is set, it must be zero (0) or greater. A value of zero represents no timeout.|
|Core Session Threshold||Controls how the service scans meta values to determine session counts. This value must be zero (0) or greater. If this value is greater than zero, a query optimization will extrapolate the total session counts that exceed the threshold. When the meta value returned by the query reaches the threshold, the system will: |
|Core Query Prefix||(Optional) Filters query results to restrict what the role members see. By default, this is blank. For example, the 'service' = 80 query prefix prepends to any queries run by the user and the user can only access meta of HTTP sessions.|