Product Documentation

Configuring Custom Roles with RBAC

Dec 21, 2015

You can use the Role-Based Access Control feature in Device Manager to do the following:

  • Create a new access control role (associate actions with roles)
  • Add groups to a role
  • Associate users with roles

To access the feature, in Device Manager, click Options in the upper-right corner, and then click Role Based Access Control.

To create a new access control role

You need to create an access control role in order to enable role-based access control in Device Manager.

  1. In the Role Based Access Control panel, click New.
  2. In the Create an admin role dialog box, enter a name for the role.
  3. Select the features you want to enable for the role and then click Create.

To add groups to a role

When you create a new role, you can also associate a user group with the role as part of the role definition.

  1. In the Role Based Access Control panel, select a role and then click Edit.
  2. In the Role dialog box, in the Permissions list, select the feature access you want to associate with a role.
  3. Under Restrict Group Access, select the group you want to have access to the role, and then click Save. The group you select and the users in the group users receive access to the features you choose.

To associate users with a role

After you create a new role, you can associate users with the role.

  1. In Device Manager, click the Users tab and then in the User table, double-click a user or click New User.
  2. In the New User dialog box, enter the user name and password.
  3. In the Role list, click the role you want to associate with a user and then click Create.