Add Role Mapping Dialog

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?

Role I want to ... Show me how
Admin Map a role to an external group (Optional) Map User Roles to External Groups
Admin Search for an external group Search for External Groups

Quick Look

To access this dialog, go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (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.

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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.

1 Group Mapping
2 Mapped Roles

Group Mapping

The following table describes the Group Mapping section features.

Feature Description
Domain Displayed 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 Name Displayed if you set up Active Directory for external user authentication.The external group to which roles are mapped.
PAM Group Name Displayed if you configured PAM for external user authentication. The name of the external group to which roles are mapped.
Search Displays 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.

Feature Description
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.
Name Displays the name of the NetWitness Platform user role.
Permissions Displays the permissions associated with the NetWitness Platform user role.
Cancel Cancels the new group mapping or changed group mapping and closes the dialog.
Save Saves the new group mapping or changed group mapping and closes the dialog.