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.

Server Permissions table

Permission Grants Users Ability To ...
Check for Upgrade Check for available upgrades for server versions
Create Applications Create applications
Create Component Templates Create component templates
Create Components Create components
Create Environments Create environments
Create Pipelines Create pipelines
Create Relays Create relays
Create Subresources Create sub-resources
Create\Manage Resource Roles Create and delete resource roles
Data Collection Select the option to allow data collection for your Deployment Automation server
Manage Licenses Add and remove licenses
Manage Plugins Install new plugins
Security Manage security configuration; users without this permission cannot access or change the security functions

To add users to system security roles:

  1. Navigate to Administration > Security.
  2. In the selection box, select System Security.

    All defined roles appear.

    Default Server Roles table

    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 Role Members button and then select the role from the drop-down list.
  4. Select members from the defined groups and then click Add.