Server roles and system security

Server roles define the functions you can perform with the Deployment Automation server.

DA Server permissions

To view server permissions for a role, navigate to Administration > Security > Role Configuration > DA Server and open the role for editing.

For details on how to change role permissions for each product area, see Create and edit roles.

The following table describes server permissions.

Permission Permissions
Check for Upgrade Allow Deployment Automation to suggest server and agent upgrades.
Create Applications Create applications.
Create Component Templates Create component templates.
Create Components Create components.
Create Deployment Packages Create deployment packages.
Create Environments Create environments.
Create Pipelines Create pipelines.
Create Relays Create agent relays.
Create Subresources Create subresources.
Create/Manage Resource Roles Create resource roles.

Create Processes

Available in versions: 6.3.4

Create, modify, import, and inactivate your global processes.
Data Collection Allow Deployment Automation to collect data about your Deployment Automation usage.

Impersonate user

Available in versions: 6.3.4

Impersonate other Deployment Automation users.
Manage Custom Source Config Types Load and delete custom source configuration types.
Manage Licenses Add, modify, and remove licenses. Assign agents to licenses.
Manage Plugins Install plugins.
Security Manage security configuration and change the security functions.

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Add members to system security roles

Add users to system security roles to grant the users permissions for performing specific tasks in the Deployment Automation user interface.

To add users to system security roles:

  1. In Deployment Automation, navigate to Administration > Security.

  2. Select the System Security tab. The System Security page opens, displaying a list of defined system roles.

    The following table describes the roles and their default permissions.

    Role Default permissions
    Configuration Manager Can create applications, components, component templates, deployment packages, environments, pipelines, subresources, relays, processes, and resource roles. Has a single group pre-assigned, Configuration Group.
    Admin Has all the configured permissions and a single group pre-assigned, Admin Group with the admin user.
  3. Click Add Member next to the role.

  4. In the Add Role Members dialog box, select one or more users or groups and click Add.

For details on how to add or remove role permissions, see Create and edit roles.

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