How to create a new role

System Roles, which cannot be removed, include AdminOperatorUserBSM-Admin, and BSM-User. By default, the user account admin is assigned the system roles Admin and BSM-Admin, the user account operator is assigned the system role Operator, and the user account user is assigned the system roles User and BSM-User. This page steps through adding a new role and indicating inventory access. After adding a new role you will want to add it to a user(s) and to specific Menu items.

Adding a new role

  1. Login as an Administrator and navigate to Administration > Roles.
  2. Click the  icon at the top right of the screen.

  3. On the New Role screen enter a Role Name. If the role should have access to all monitored inventory, proceed to Save. If the role should have access to a subset of monitors click in the areas for Host Groups, Service Groups, and or Custom Groups and select groups, and Save. The latter will restrict the role to only those groups.

    new role and inventory
  4. The new role can now be assigned to a user(s).

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