Manage BeyondInsight for Unix & Linux Console Access

You can add and manage user accounts and groups in the console.

Console Access page in BeyondInsight for Unix & Linux.

Add a Local User Account

Add users page in BeyondInsight for Unix & Linux.

  1. Select the Settings menu.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Click Add Users.
  4. Select Add > Local User.
  5. Enter the following information:
    • Enabled: Enable or disable the user account.
    • Username: This will be used to authenticate the account in the console and must be unique in the system. Once the Username has been saved, it cannot be changed.
    • First Name: The user's first name.
    • Last Name: The user's last name.
    • Email: The user's email address.
    • Password: The user's password. Used to authenticate the account in the console. Must be at least 8 characters.
    • Confirm Password: Must match the Password value.
  6. Click Add Account.

Assign a Role to a User Account

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  1. Select the edit icon for a local user account to display the User Details page.
  2. Select the Roles tab.
  3. Select from the following roles:
    • System Administrator
    • API User
    • Auditor
    • Account Administrator
    • Policy Administrator
    • Software Administrator

For more information about role-based access, please see Configure Role-Based Access.

Update a Local User Account

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  2. Select the edit icon for a local user account to display the User Details page.
  3. The following configuration options are available:
    • Enabled: Enable or disable the user account.
    • First Name: The user's first name.
    • Last Name: The user's last name.
    • Email: The user's email address.
  4. Select Save User.

Update Password for a Local User Account

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  2. Select the edit icon for a local user account to display the User Details page.
  3. Click Authentication.
  4. Change the password, and then click Update Password.

Delete a Local User Account

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  2. Select the edit icon for a local user account to display the User Details page.
  3. Click the trashcan, and then click OK to confirm the deletion.

Add an Active Directory User

Add Active Directory user account in BeyondInsight for Unix & Linux

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  2. Click Add Users.
  3. From the Add menu, select Active Directory.
  4. Select the Active Directory Forest and Domain.
  5. To search in an organizational unit (OU), click Browse and select an OU.
  6. In the Search for box, enter the search criteria for the Active Directory object.
  7. Click Search Active Directory. Search results are displayed.
  8. Select the user or group from the search results and it is added to the Console Access list.

 

The user is enabled or disabled depending on the Active Directory configuration. The object configuration must be updated using Active Directory.

Add an Active Directory Group

You can only add a group already created in Active Directory. The group is enabled or disabled depending on the Active Directory configuration. The object configuration must be updated using Active Directory.

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Groups tab.
  2. Click Add Groups.
  1. Select the Active Directory Forest and Domain.
  2. To search in an organizational unit (OU), click Browse and select an OU.
  3. In Search for, enter the search criteria for the Active Directory object.
  4. Click Search Active Directory. Search results are displayed.
  5. Select the group from the search results and it is added to the Console Access list.

Assign a Role to a Group

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Groups tab.
  2. Select the edit icon for a group to display the Group Details page.
  3. Select the Roles tab.
  4. Select from the following roles:
    • System Administrator
    • API User
    • Auditor
    • Account Administrator
    • Policy Administrator
    • Software Administrator

For more information about role-based access, please see Configure Role-Based Access.

Delete an Active Directory User or Group

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users or Groups tab. The update section is displayed.
  2. From the update section, select the user or group and click the trashcan.
  3. Click OK to confirm the deletion.

Unlock a User Account

  1. In the Console Access list, click the Users tab.
  2. Find the user account in the list, and then click the edit icon.
  3. Click Unlock User.