What are the security roles in NetIQ Vulnerability Manager 5.5? (NETIQKB47160)

  • 7747160
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Sep-2008

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What are the security roles in NetIQ Vulnerability Manager 5.5?

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What permissions do the security roles provide in NetIQ Vulnerability Manager 5.5?

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NetIQ Vulnerability Manager 5.5

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The product provides several default roles that allow you to quickly and easily set up your system administrators.  These default roles include the following administrator and platform-specific roles:

Administrators
Provides administrative rights.  Assign this role to console users responsible for VM configuration and security activities, such as creating policy templates and setting console passwords.

NetIQ Auditor
Provides permissions to run all reports across all platforms, agents, and systems.  Assign this role to console users responsible for network-wide reporting.  This role lets you immediately begin identifying vulnerabilities.

NetIQ Database Legacy Administrator
Can run all reports and actions on the legacy database platforms.

NetIQ Help Desk
Provides permissions to run all reports and actions related to Help Desk activities.  Assign this role to console users who are responsible for Help Desk activities.

NetIQ iSeries Admin
Provides permissions to run all reports and actions on an iSeries platform.  Assign this role to console users who are responsible for iSeries security.

NetIQ Netware Admin
Provides permissions to run all reports and actions on a NetWare platform.  Assign this role to console users who are responsible for NetWare security.

NetIQ Unix Admin
Provides permissions to run all reports and actions on a Unix platform.  Assign this role to console users who are responsible for Unix security.

NetIQ Windows Admin
Provides permissions to run all reports and actions on a Windows platform.  Assign this role to console users who are Domain Admins or are responsible for Windows security. 



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This information is also located in Chapter 5 of the NetIQ Vulnerability Manager 5.5 User Guide.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB47160

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