Sec/User Mgmt: External Group Mapping Tab

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If you set up external user authentication, you can map NetWitness Platform user roles to an external group. The External Group Mapping tab provides information about each external group to which you have mapped roles. 

What do you want to do?

RoleI want to ...Show me how
AdminMap a role to an external groupStep 5. (Optional) Map User Roles to External Groups
AdminSearch for an external groupSearch for External Groups

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Quick Look

To access this view:

  1. In NetWitness Platform, go to ADMIN > Security.
    The Security view is displayed with the Users tab open.
  2. Click the External Group Mapping tab.
    Security view External Group Mapping tab

The External Group Mapping tab consists of a toolbar and list. 

The list has the following features.

Group type In the column on the left, click either Active Directory or PAM to show groups for the selected type.
Selection box In a row, toggles selection of a group name. In the title bar, toggles selection of all group names.
Group Name Displays the name of the external group that has access to NetWitness Platform.
Mapped Roles Displays the NetWitness Platform roles mapped to the external group.


The toolbar has the following features.

Add icon Displays the Add Role Mapping dialog in which you can select an external group and map it to a NetWitness Platform role.
Delete icon Displays a warning message and asks for confirmation to remove all NetWitness Platform roles mapped to the external group.
Edit icon Displays the Edit Role Mapping dialog in which you can add or remove NetWitness Platform roles from the external group.
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