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Adding Different Users


Click the User Management link to create and manage the different users who are allowed to access the Firewall Analyzer Distributed Edition - Admin server.

The different types of users and their respective privileges are described in the table below:

User Description
Administrator This user can do all operations meant for Distributed Edition - Admin server including adding additional users and more
Operator This user can do all Administrator operations except configuring the user
Guest This user can only view device details, and basically has only read-only privileges. The Alerts & Support tabs are not available for guest users

By default, an Administrator user with username as admin and password as admin, and a Guest user with username guest and password guest are already created.

 

If you have logged in as an Administrator user, the User Management page lists all the users created so far.

 

You can view the users based on user type. Select the user type from the Select User Type combo box. The three user types listed are: Administrator, Operator, and Guest.

 

You can view the users alphabet wise. All option and the alphabets are listed above the user list. Select All option or the alphabet under which the user login name will be available.

Viewing Login Details

If you have logged in as an Administrator user, click the User Audit View link against a user to view the corresponding user audits. The User Audit page shows the remote host IP address from which the user logged on, the timestamp of the login, and the duration of the session.

 

The description the user details available in the user list table are explained below:

 

User Detail Description
User Name The user's login name
No. of HostGroups The number of host group(s) to which the user will be having access
Access Level The access level privilege of the user
Domain Name The domain in the network to which the user belongs to
User Audit The corresponding user audits information

 

Delete

Select all users check box if you want to delete all the users and individual user(s) check boxes to delete the selected users. There is a check box against each user below the all user check box. Click Delete button to delete all the or selected user(s) from the list of users accessing Firewall Analyzer.

Assign Role

Select the users for whom the host group(s) need to be assigned/re-assigned. Select the access level of the user from the Access Level combo box. The three access levels listed are: Guest, Operator, and Administrator. Click OK to save the new changes. Click Cancel to cancel assigning the role operation.

Assign Group(s)

Select the users for whom the host group(s) need to be assigned/re-assigned. Select the host group to which the user will be having access. All the available host groups are listed in the Available HostGroup(s) list. Select the host groups and click right arrow. The selected host groups are displayed in the Selected HostGroup(s) list. If you want to remove any host group from the Selected HostGroup(s) list, select the host groups and click left arrow. The removed host groups will be listed back in the Available HostGroup(s) list.

Adding a New User

  • Click the Add New User link to add another user to access Firewall Analyzer.
  • Enter the new user's login name in the User Name text box. The user name should be unique. If you want the user name as password, select the Use Login Name as Password check box.
  • Enter the user's password in the Password text box. The password should be of 5 to 20 characters long.
  • Re-enter the user's password in the Verify Password text box.
  • Select the access level of the user from the Access Level combo box. The three access levels listed are: Guest, Operator, and Administrator.
  • Enter default e-mail address the user in the Email Address text box.
  • Select the host group to which the user will be having access. All the available host groups are listed in the Available HostGroup(s) list. Select the host groups and click right arrow. The selected host groups are displayed in the Selected HostGroup(s) list. If you want to remove any host group from the Selected HostGroup(s) list, select the host groups and click left arrow. The removed host groups will be listed back in the Available HostGroup(s) list.
  • Click Add User to add this user to the list of users accessing Firewall Analyzer. Click Cancel to cancel the adding user operation.

Editing User Details

If you have logged in as an Administrator user, the User Management page lists all the users created so far.

  • Click the Edit link to edit the user details. You can change the access level, password, and optionally, the default e-mail address for this user.
  • You can edit the host groups associated with the user. Select the host group to which the user will be having access. All the available host groups are listed in the Available HostGroup(s) list. Select the host groups and click right arrow. The selected host groups are displayed in the Selected HostGroup(s) list. If you want to remove any host group from the Selected HostGroup(s) list, select the host groups and click left arrow. The removed host groups will be listed back in the Available HostGroup(s) list.
  • Once you are done, click OK to save the new changes. Click Cancel to cancel editing the user operation.

OR

 

If you have logged in as an Operator or Guest user, click on the Account Settings link to change your password and default e-mail address.

Once you are done, click OK to save the new changes. Click Cancel to cancel editing the user operation.

Firewall Analyzer User Privileges

Types of User Privileges in Firewall Analyzer

  • Administrator - Can view details of all Firewalls/Collectors.
  • Operator - Can view details of the Firewalls/Collectors assigned to him and cannot perform User Management.
  • Guest - Has read-only privileges for the Firewalls assigned to him.

Comparison of Feature Access to the Users

 

Sl No
Feature Name
Administrator
Operator
Guest
1
User Management
Create/Modify/Delete users
Yes
No
No
2
Dashboard View Customization For all Firewalls Only for Firewalls assigned to him.
Only for Firewalls assigned to him
3
Advanced Search
Yes
Yes
 The user can perform advanced search except Save as Report Profile.
4
Bookmark
The user can view only his bookmarks.
The user can view only his bookmarks. The user can view only his bookmarks.
5
User Assistance
  • Tell a Friend
  • Upgrade License
  • Help
  • Feedback
  • About
Yes
Yes
No

 

 

 

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