Server roles and system security

Server roles define the functions users can perform with the Deployment Automation server. Available permissions are described in the following table.

The following table describes server permissions.

Permission Permissions
Check for Update Check for available updates for server versions.
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 and delete resource roles.
Data Collection Select the option to allow data collection for your Deployment Automation server.
Manage Custom Source Config Types Load and delete custom source configuration types.
Manage Licenses Add and remove licenses.
Manage Plugins Install new plugins.
Security Manage security configuration. Without this permission, you cannot access or change the security functions.

To add users to system security roles:

  1. Navigate to Administration > Security.

  2. Select the System Security tab.

    On the System Security page, a list of all defined roles is displayed. The following table describes the roles.

    Role Default permissions
    Configuration Manager Can create new applications, components, component templates, pipelines, resources, and resource roles. Has a single group pre-assigned, Configuration Group.
    Admin Has all configured permissions granted and a single group pre-assigned, Admin Group with user admin.
  3. Click the Add Member button next to the role.

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

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