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Users view in the LEM console

Updated: September 15, 2017

Choose Build > Users in the LEM console to open the Users view. Use this view to manage LEM user system accounts.

This topic provides page-level help for the Users view in the LEM console.

See also: Adding and managing LEM users

 

The following screen capture shows the Users view in the LEM console.

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Users view main page elements

This section describes the main elements on the Users view page.

Name Description

Refine Results

Filters the Users grid based on your selections.

Users grid

Displays all users associated with each Manager throughout your network.

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Click to add a user or import a user from Active Directory.

User Information for:

Displays information about the user selected in the Users grid. The form is read-only unless you are adding or editing a user.

The Users grid

By default, the Users grid displays all users configured for all Managers monitored by the console. Use the Refine Results form to filter the contents of the grid.

Column Description

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Click to edit or delete the user account.

Status

The user login status. Indicates if the user is currently logged in to the console.

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User/Group Name

The account name used to log in to LEM Manager.

Type Indicates if the user account is a local LEM user account, or a Directory Service (DS) account that is synchronized with Active Directory.

First Name

The user's first name.

Last Name

The user's last name.

LEM Role

The LEM role type assigned to the user. There are six role types: Administrator, Auditor, Monitor, Contact, Guest, and Reports.

Description

A brief description of the user’s job function or responsibility.

Manager

The LEM Manager where the user account is located.

Last Login

Timestamp showing the time and date that the user last logged in to the system.

The Refine Results form

By default, the Users grid shows all users across all LEM Managers. Use the Refine Results sidebar to limit the number of users displayed in the grid.

Field Description

Reset

Click to return the grid and the form to their default settings.

Manager

Select a LEM Manager instance to view only the user accounts located on the selected instance.

LEM Role

Select a role type to view only users that match that role type. By default, the grid displays results for all LEM role types.

Last Login Date Range

Enter a start date and end date to view users who last logged in during the specified date range.

The "User Information for" form

Field Description
User Name Enter a user account name. You cannot use admin_role, audit_role, or reports_role for the user name.
First Name Enter the user's first name.
Last Name Enter the user's last name.
Password

Enter a user password to access the Manager. This can be an initial system password or a temporary password that is assigned to replace a forgotten password.

If you are creating a Contact user, a password is not required.

If the Must Meet Complexity Requirements check box is selected in the Manage > Appliance > Properties > Settings tab, the console enforces the following policy:

  • Passwords must have a minimum of six characters. Spaces are not allowed.
  • Passwords must have two of the following three attributes: at least one special character, at least one number, and a mix of lowercase and uppercase letters.
Confirm Password Enter the password again.
LEM Role

Select a LEM role for this user.

  • Administrator has full access to the system, and can view and modify everything.
  • Auditor has extensive view rights to the system, but cannot modify anything other than their own filters.
  • Monitor can access the console, cannot view or modify anything, and must be provided a set of filters. See Specify the filters that users assigned the Monitor role can use in the LEM console for steps.
  • Contact cannot access the console, but can receive external notification.
  • Guest has extensive view rights to the system, but cannot modify anything other than their own filters.
  • Reports cannot log in to the LEM console, but can log in to the LEM reports application. This role can access the LEM database over a secure channel if TLS encryption is enabled. See Enable transport layer security (TLS) in the LEM reports application for details.
View Role Click to open the role privileges assigned to the new user. Role privileges cannot be changed.
Description Type a brief description (up to 50 characters). For example, provide the user title, position, or area of responsibility.
Contact Information

Enter an email address. LEM Manager notifies users by email about network security events. You can add as many email addresses as required.

  1. Type an email address and click File:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/LEM/Log_and_Event_Manager_Administrator's_Guide/LEM_Administrator's_Guide/1300-Users_view_in_the_LEM_console/button-plus_12x11.png to add the address to the Contact Information box. Use the following format:

    username@example.com

  2. Click Save, and then click File:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/LEM/Log_and_Event_Manager_Administrator's_Guide/LEM_Administrator's_Guide/1300-Users_view_in_the_LEM_console/lem-ug-test-email-address.png to send a test email to the email address.
  3. Verify that the user received the email test message.

    If the message was not received, edit the email address or adjust the email connector settings in the manager.

  4. Repeat these steps to add additional email addresses.

The Privileges screen

The Privileges screen provides details about the access, modify, and audit rights that are granted to each LEM role type. This information is read-only and cannot be changed. See also View the user system privileges

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