Roles Tab

Roles are assigned to all NetWitness users. Users receive the permissions the roles allow. In the Roles tab you can create, duplicate, edit and delete a role. You can also see a list of all roles and their respective permissions.



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What do you want to do?

Role I want to ... Show me how
Admin View preconfigured roles Review the Preconfigured NetWitness Platform Roles
Admin Create a new role (Optional) Add a Role and Assign Permissions

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Quick Look

To access Roles tab view, go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Security and click the Roles tab.


The Roles tab has the following sections.

1 Roles toolbar
2 Roles list

Roles Toolbar

The following table describes the Roles toolbar.

Icon Description
netwitness_add_icon.png Displays the Add Role dialog.
netwitness_icon_edit.png Displays the Edit Role dialog.
netwitness_icon_delete_16x8.png Displays a warning message, and asks for confirmation that you want to delete a role.
netwitness_icon_duplicate_role.png Duplicates a role to save with a different name.

Roles list

The following table describes the columns in the Roles list.

Column Description
Name Displays the name of a role that can be given to a user.
Description Displays a description of the role.
Permissions Displays the permissions assigned to the role.