You must add a user account for each person who needs to log in to DPA. Each user is assigned a role, which determines the user's permissions.
Before you add users, determine who needs access to DPA and which privileges each user needs. For more information about the available options, see DPA roles and privileges.
Optionally, you can integrate DPA with your company's Active Directory (AD) or LDAP service. If you do this:
The following example shows how to add a user with read-only privileges for all database instances.
Select the Read Only on All Instances role.
The following example shows how to add a user with custom privileges. This user has access to only one database instance.
Select the Custom Privileges Specified Below role.
To grant access to data from all database instances, select privileges in the top row. To limit access, select privileges for each database instance.
The View Data privilege is automatically selected when you select any higher privilege.
In the example below, the user can access data from only one database instance. This user can make changes to monitoring options, run reports, and view existing alerts for the selected instance.