Mapping Jazz Team Server roles to Publishing Document Builder roles

If you have delegated authentication for Publishing Document Builder to a Jazz Team Server (JTS) using either container or SSO authentication, you can map JTS roles to Publishing Document Builder roles.

Before you begin

Deploy Publishing Document Builder.
Important: You must have the admin privileges to administer Publishing Document Builder and the pub_admin role be assigned to you.

About this task

Table 1. Default mapping of Publishing Document Builder roles to Jazz Team Server roles
Jazz Team Server role Publishing Document Builder role
JazzAdmins Administrator (pub_admin)
JazzProjectAdmins Administrator (pub_admin)
JazzUsers Report designer (pub_report_designer)
JazzGuests Basic user (pub_user)


  1. To administer the application, click Administration icon in the product banner.
  2. Select Administer from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click Runtime variables.
  4. Expand the Map JTS roles section.
  5. To add a new JTS role:
    1. Click Add.
    2. Enter the JTS role, for example JazzDesigner.
    3. Select the Publishing Document Builder role that you want the JTS role to map to, for example pub_report_designer.
    4. Click Add role.
  6. By default, editing roles is disabled. To edit a role, click Edit to enable editing. You can now select different Publishing Document Builder roles for the JTS roles.
  7. To delete a role, click Delete . In the Delete JTS role window, select the role to delete and click Delete row .
    You can only delete roles that you created. You cannot delete default JTS roles.
  8. Click Save to save your changes.