Managing roles

If the default roles that are provided do not meet your needs, you can create new roles or edit the permissions that are associated with the default roles.

Before you begin

Required permissions

To manage roles, you must have one of the following permissions:

About this task

You can create and edit roles from the Roles tab of the Access control page.


To create a role:

  1. Log in to the console.

  2. From the navigation menu, select Administration > Access control.

  3. Open the Roles tab.

  4. Click New role.

  5. Enter a name and, optionally, a description for the role.

  6. Click Next.

  7. From the Permissions section, select the permissions that you want to associate with the role.

  8. Click Next.

  9. Review the summary. If the values are correct, click Create.


You can now assign the role to users and groups.