System Administration

Create Security Roles

To create roles to grant customized access to applications and their content, either:

  • Copy and customize an existing role, or
  • Create a new role.

To customize an application role, copy an existing role and add or change WebApp Group assignments. Refer to Copy a Security Role for more information.

NOTE: If standard WebApp groups do not fit requirements, create a new WebApp Group and assign it to the role. Refer to Create WebApp Groups for more information.

To create a role:

  1. Select Admin > Security > Security Management > Security Roles in the Navigation pane.
  2. Click Add.

    View the field descriptions for the Security Roles page

  3. Enter a unique name of the role in NAME field.
  4. Enter a brief description or explanation of the role in DESCRIPTION field.
  5. Select one of the following options from the ROLE TYPE list box:

    • Standard—Allows WebApp Groups and Security Keys assignment
    • Content—Allows Security Keys assignment only
    • Application—Allows WebApp Groups assignment only
  6. Click Save.

Next, Assign WebApp Groups to Security Roles and Assign Users to Security Roles.