The instructions for searching for external groups that have NetWitness Platform user roles mapped to them.

To search for an external group:

  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 or icon_edit.png.
    The Add Role Mapping dialog for the external authentication method you selected is displayed.
  4. The Group Mapping section is dependent on the selected external authentication method. 
  • For Active Directory, select a Domain. Then click Search next to External Group Name.
  • For PAM, click Search next to PAM Group Name.
    The Search External Groups dialog is displayed.
  1. In Common Name, type a group name or part of a group name with the wild card character (*).
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  2. Click Search.
    The results are displayed in the External Group Search Results section.
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  3. Select the group to which you want to assign roles and click OK.