Assign Permissions

Assign Group Permissions

Permission

Description

No Access

Users cannot access the selected feature. In most cases, the featureis not visible to the users.

Read Only

Users can view selected areas, but cannot change information.

Full Control

Users can view and change information for the selected feature.

Permissions must be assigned cumulatively. For example, if you want a BeyondInsight administrator to manage configuration compliance scans only, then you must assign Full Control for the following features:

  • Asset Management
  • Benchmark Compliance
  • Reports Management
  • Scan - Job Management
  • Scan Management

Assign Features Permissions

Assign Features Permissions

  1. Under Group Details, select Features.
  2. Filter the list of features displayed in the grid using the Show and Filter by dropdown lists.
  1. Select the features you wish to assign permissions to, and then click Assign Permissions.
  2. Select Assign Permissions Read Only, Assign Permissions Full Control, or Disable Permissions.

The following table provides information on the features permissions that you can assign to your groups.

Feature

Provides Permissions To:

Analytics & Reporting

Log in to the console and access Analytics & Reporting to generate and subscribe to reports.

After you create a group, go to the Analytics & Reporting Configuration page and run the process daily cube job. Data between the management console and the reporting cube must be synchronized.

Asset Management

Create Smart Rules.

Edit and delete buttons on the Asset Details window.

Create Active Directory queries.

Create address groups.

Attribute Management

Add, rename, and delete attributes when managing user groups.

Audit Manager Audit Manager on the Configuration page in the management console.

Credential Management

Add and change credentials when running scans and deploying policies.

Directory

Credential Management

Grant access to the configuration area where directory credentials are managed. This feature must be enabled to support access to directory queries as well.
Directory Query Management Grant access to the configuration area where directory queries are managed. Please note, access to Directory Credential Management must also be granted.

File Integrity Monitoring

Work with File Integrity rules.

License Reporting View the Licensing folder in Analytics & Reporting (MSP reports, Privilege Management for Windows, Privilege Management for Mac true-up reports, and Assets Scanned report).
Management Console Access Access the BeyondInsight management console.

Manual Range Entry

Allow the user to manually enter ranges for scans and deployments rather than being restricted to smart groups. The specified ranges must be within the selected smart group.

Option Management

Change the application options settings (for example, account lockout and account password settings).

Options - Connectors Access the configuration area where connectors are managed.
Options - Scan Options Access the configuration area where scan options are managed.
Password Safe Account Management

Read or write managed accounts through the public API.

Password Safe Admin Session Password Safe web portal admin sessions.
Password Safe Global API Quarantine Access to the Quarantine APIs.
Password Safe Bulk Password Change Change more than one password at a time.
Password Safe Domain Management Check the Read and Write boxes to permit users to manage domains.
Password Safe Role Management Allow a user to manage roles, provided they have the following permissions: Password Safe Role Management and User Account Management.
Password Safe System Management Read and write managed systems through the public API.
Password Safe Ticket System Management This feature is not presently used.

Patch Management

Use Patch Management module.

Protection Policy Management

Activate the protection policy feature. User groups can deploy policies, and manage protection policies on the Configuration page.

Reports Management

Run scans, create reports, and create report categories.

Scan - Audit Groups

Create, delete, update, and revert audit group settings.

Scan - Job Management

Activate Scan and Start Scan buttons.

Activate Abort, Resume, Pause, and Delete on the Job Details page.

Scan - Policy Manager

Activate the settings on the Edit Scan Settings view.

Scan - Port Groups

Create, delete, update, and revert port group settings.

Scan - Report Delivery

Allow a user to set report delivery options when running a scan:

  • Export Type
  • Do not create a report for this vulnerability scan
  • Notify when complete
  • Email report to
  • Include scan metrics in email (only available for All Audits Scan, and PCI Compliance Report)

Scan Management

Delete, edit, duplicate, and rename reports on the Manage Report Templates page.

Activate New Report and New Report Category.

Activate the Update button on the Edit Scan Settings view.

Session Monitoring

Use the session monitoring features.

Ticket System

View and use the ticket system.

Ticket System Management

Mark a ticket as inactive. The ticket no longer exists when Inactive is selected.

User Accounts Management

Add, delete, or change user groups and user accounts.

User Audits

View audit details for management console users on the User Audits page.

Vulnerability Exclusions

Select this option to prevent users from excluding vulnerabilities from the display. You can exclude vulnerabilities from the display to view those that require remediation to satisfy regulatory compliance. In some situations, you might not want all of your users to set an exclusion on a vulnerability.

For more information, please see the Managed Accounts section in the BeyondInsight and Password Safe API Guide.

Configuration Option

Feature and Permission

Active Directory Queries

Asset Management - Full Control.

Address Groups

Asset Management - Full Control.

Attributes

Asset Management - Full Control.

Benchmark Compliance

Benchmark Management - Full Control.

Connectors

Asset Management and Management Console Access - Full Control.

Organizations

User Accounts Management - Full Control.

Password Safe Connections

Member of the built-in BeyondInsight Administrators group.

Endpoint Privilege Management Module

Management Console Access and Endpoint Privilege Management - Full Control.

Protection Policies

Everyone can access.

Scan Options

Scan Management - Full Control.

Services

Member of the built-in BeyondInsight Administrators group.

User Audits

User Audits - Full Control.

User Management

Everyone can access.

Users without the Full Control permission to User Account Management feature can edit only their user record.

Workgroups

User Accounts Management - Full Control.

Assign Smart Groups Permissions

Screenshot of assigning Smart Groups permissions to a newly created BeyondInsight group.

  1. Under Group Details, select Smart Groups.
  2. Filter the list of smart groups displayed in the grid using the Show and Filter by dropdown lists.
  1. Select the smart groups you wish to assign permissions to, and then click Assign Permissions.
  2. Select Assign Permissions Read Only, Assign Permissions Full Control, or Disable Permissions.