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Each user or group account can have different privileges applied to it, such as the ability to modify alert definitions or delete nodes.
|Login option|| |
|Should the user be able to log in immediately?|| |
Set Account Enabled to Yes.
Disabling an account does not delete it. Account definitions and details are stored in the SolarWinds Orion database and can be enabled later.
|Should the user be able to log in only temporarily?||Specify the expiration date.|
|Should the user be logged in indefinitely even if the browser is closed?|| |
Select Yes for the Disable Session Timeout option. Session timeouts are global and set in Web Console Settings.
By default, new user accounts are configured to timeout automatically.
(Select Yes for this option or do as instructed)
Add and edit user accounts and reset passwords.
SolarWinds recommends that you do not allow users to change their own Orion Web Console account passwords.
Allow Administrator Rights
Granting administrator rights does not assign the Admin menu bar to a user.
|Add, edit, and delete nodes.||Allow Node Management Rights|
Create, edit, and delete maps in the Network Atlas.
|Allow Map Management Rights|
|Add, edit, schedule, and delete reports.|| |
Allow Report Management Rights
To only allow access to some reports, select the report category the user can access.
|Add, edit, and delete alerts.|| |
Allow Alert Management Rights
To only allow some actions, keep No in Allow Alert Management rights and Allow items in the Alerts section as appropriate.
To only access some alerts, select the category the user can access, or No Limitation.
|Customize views.||Allow Account to Customize Views |
By default, customized view creation is not allowed. Changes made to a view are seen by all other users that have been assigned the same view.
|Enable/disable monitoring elements.||Allow Account to Unmanage Objects|
|Acknowledge and clear events, advanced alerts, and Syslogs.||Allow Account to Clear Events, Acknowledge Alerts and Syslogs.|
Right-click menu options also depend on installing the SolarWinds Desktop Toolset and running the Toolset Integration Tray application on each client computer.
To show all available items in breadcrumb drop-downs, set this option to
New account settings are applied when a user next logs in.