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. 

Workflow

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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

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Quick Look

To access this view, go to AdminIcon_25x22.png (Admin) > Security and click the External Group Mapping tab.

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The External Group Mapping includes the following sections. 

1Toolbar
2List

Toolbar

The following table describes the External Group Mapping toolbar.

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

List

The following table describes the External Group Mapping list.

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