Editing the scope of a user role

A user role scope is a combination of users and administration groups. Settings associated with a user role apply only to devices that belong to users who have this role, and only if these devices belong to groups associated with this role, including child groups.

To add users, security groups, and administration groups to the scope of a user role, you can use either of the following methods:

Method 1:

  1. In the main menu, go to USERS & ROLES → USERS.
  2. Select check boxes next to the users and security groups that you want to add to the user role scope.
  3. Click the Assign role button.

    The Role Assignment Wizard starts. Proceed through the Wizard by using the Next button.

  4. On the Select role page of the Wizard, select the user role that you want to assign.
  5. On the Define scope page of the Wizard, select the administration group that you want to add to the user role scope.
  6. Click the Assign role button to close the Wizard.

The selected users or security groups and the selected administration group are added to the scope of the user role.

Method 2:

  1. In the main menu, go to USERS & ROLES → Roles.
  2. Click the name of the role for which you want to define the scope.
  3. In the role properties window that opens, select the Settings tab.
  4. In the Role scope section, click Add.

    The Role Assignment Wizard starts. Proceed through the Wizard by using the Next button.

  5. On the Define scope page of the Wizard, select the administration group that you want to add to the user role scope.
  6. On the Select users page of the Wizard, select users and security groups that you want to add to the user role scope.
  7. Click the Assign role button to close the Wizard.
  8. Click the Close button (Close button) to close the role properties window.

The selected users or security groups and the selected administration group are added to the scope of the user role.

See also:

Scenario: Configuring network protection

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