If you set up external user authentication, you can map NetWitness Platform user roles to external groups. You search for external groups to select the groups to which you want to map NetWitness Platform roles.

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
AdminView external group mappingsExternal Group Mapping Tab


Search for external groups

Search for External Groups

Quick Look

To access this dialog:

  1. Go to AdminIcon_25x22.png (Admin) > Security.
    The Security view is displayed with the Users tab open.
  2. Click the External Group Mapping tab.
  3. In the toolbar, click icon_add.png.
    The Add Role Mapping dialog for the external authentication method you set up is displayed.
  4. In the Group Mapping section, select a Domain.
  5. In the Group Mapping section, click Search next to External Group Name field..
    The Search External Groups dialog is displayed.

The following table describes the features of the Search External Group dialog.

Retrieve all groups or enter a search criteriaGroup name for which you are searching. Can be the exact name or can contain the wild card character (*) to match any character.
Group NameExternal group to which you could map roles.
DescriptionOptional text about the group.
OKDisplays the Add Role Mapping dialog, showing the external group you selected.
CancelCloses the dialog.