14.0 Creating and Managing Roles

A role defines a set of permissions related to one or more target systems or applications. For example, a user administrator role might be authorized to reset a user's password, while a system administrator role might have the ability to assign a user to a specific server.

Identity applications allow you to create or modify roles, associate resources and roles to a role, and assign a role to users.

Go to Administration > Roles to create and manage roles. This page displays the list of roles in your organization. For more information, click on the Dashboard.

To create and manage roles, you must have one of the following identity applications roles:

  • Role Administrator

  • Role Manager

To modify the default role settings, see Configuring Default Roles Settings.

NOTE:You must have Security Administrator role to modify the system roles.

You can perform the following operations on the roles within your organization: