Web UI roles and UI security

Web UI roles determine which parts of the Deployment Automation web interface you can access. As an administrator, you can restrict any page or product area.

UI security permissions

To view user interface permissions for a role, navigate to Administration > Security > Role Configuration > Web UI 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 permissions for accessing pages and items in the user interface.

Permission Description
Applications Grants access to the Applications page.
Clean Execution History Grants access to the Clean Execution History action item on the Administration page.
Close Unhandled Approvals Grants access to the Close Approvals action item in the Pending Approval Requests overlay, enabling you to cancel pending approvals.
Components Grants access to the Components page.
Configuration Grants access to the Configuration page.
Dashboard Grants access to the Processes overlay.
Deployment Calendar Grants access to the Calendar page.
Deployment Packages Grants access to the Deployment Packages page.
Environments Grants access to the Environments page.
Pipelines Grants access to the Pipelines page.

Processes

Available in versions: 6.3.4 and later

Grants access to the Processes page, enabling you to view your global processes.
Reports Grants access to the Reports page.
Relays Grants access to the Relays page.
Resources Grants access to the Resources page.
Settings Grants access to the System Settings page.
Work Items Grants access to the Approval Requests overlay.

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Add members to Web UI roles

Add users to relevant Web UI roles to grant the users access to specific sections of the Deployment Automation user interface.

To add members to user interface roles:

  1. Navigate to Administration > Security.

  2. Select the UI Security tab.

    On the UI Security page, a list of all defined user interface roles is displayed. The following table describes the roles and their default permissions.

    Role Default permissions
    Admin Can access all pages except Clean Execution History.
    Approver Can access the Reports pages and the Approval Requests and Processes overlays.
    Configuration Engineer Can access all pages except Deployment Calendar and Approval Requests.
    Deployment Engineer Can access the Reports and Deployment Calendar pages and the Approval Requests and Processes overlays.
  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.

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