Sec/User Mgmt: Add Role Mapping Dialog

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Aug 29, 2018Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development on Apr 26, 2019
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In NetWitness Platform each user role has its own set of permissions. You can map one or more NetWitness Platform roles to an external group, which grants the group the same set of permissions that each role has.

What do you want to do?

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

Quick Look

To access this dialog, go to ADMIN > Security, click the External Group Mapping tab, and in the toolbar, click Add icon. The Add Role Mapping dialog for the external authentication method that you set up is displayed.

Note: The Add Role Mapping and the Edit Role Mapping dialogs are nearly identical. The only difference is that you cannot search in the Edit Role Mapping dialog.

The Add Role Mapping tab includes the following sections.

             
1Group Mapping
2Mapped Roles

Group Mapping

The following table describes the Group Mapping section features.

                         
FeatureDescription
DomainDisplayed if you set up Active Directory for external user authentication.The domain name of the external AD group to which roles are mapped.
External Group NameDisplayed if you set up Active Directory for external user authentication.The external group to which roles are mapped.
PAM Group NameDisplayed if you configured PAM for external user authentication. The name of the external group to which roles are mapped.
SearchDisplays a search dialog in which you can search for external groups. Search is not available in the Edit Role Mapping dialog.

Mapped Roles

The following table describes the Mapped Roles section features.

                                 
FeatureDescription
Add icon Opens the Add Role dialog, in which configured NetWitness Platform user roles to add are listed.
Delete icon Removes selected roles from the Mapped Roles grid. 
NameDisplays the name of the NetWitness Platform user role.
PermissionsDisplays the permissions associated with the NetWitness Platform user role.
CancelCancels the new group mapping or changed group mapping and closes the dialog.
SaveSaves the new group mapping or changed group mapping and closes the dialog.

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