How do I make custom views for users to view only some agents in the Operator Console? (NETIQKB51906)

  • 7751906
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 20-Oct-2010


NetIQ AppManager 6.x
NetIQ AppManager 7.0.x
NetIQ AppManager Operator Console


How do I make custom views for users to view only some agents in the Operator Console?
How do I create a restriction so that certain users can not view particular objects or perform certain tasks?


You can create and save custom views in the AppManager Operator Console. You can either create user accounts and grant access to the account using the operator console or you can assign a customized role that uses the custom view.

To create the custom view:

  1. In the Operator Console, click View> View Manager> Snapshot.
  2. Name the Snapshot.
  3. Select the view to base the Snapshot on.
  4. Under Select the resource objects to display, either select the agents or objects in the agents that you want to be accessible.
  5. Click OK twice.

To create the user account in SQL Server:

  1. In Microsoft Enterprise Manager, expand Microsoft SQL Servers> SQL Server Group> (local) > Security> Logins.
  2. Right-click Logins> New Login.
  3. Select Windows authentication.
  4. Click the elipsis button by Name.
  5. Under List Names From, select the applicable domain.
  6. Select the user you want.
  7. Click Add and OK.
  8. Select the Database Access tab.
  9. Select Permit for the repository (QDB).
  10. Clear all options except Public in Database Roles for QDB.
  11. Click OK.

To create the user account in the Operator Console:

  1. In Security Manager, right-click AppManager Users> User Setup.
  2. Select the user account.
  3. Click Add then OK.

To create the AppManager role:

  1. Right-click AppManager Roles> Add Role.
  2. Name the role and click OK.
  3. Select the new role you created from the list of roles.
  4. Select the Functional Rights tab.
  5. Select Role has access to only selected views.
  6. Clear all views except the one you just created.
  7. Click the ellipsis at the end of the row.
  8. Select Override functional rights for this view.
  9. Expland each right.
  10. Select the permissions you want to give the role.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Select the Knowledge Scripts tab.
  13. Select Role has access only to selected Knowledge Scripts.
  14. Clear the Knowledge Script categories that you do not want the role to use.
  15. Click Apply.

To add the AppManager user to the AppManager role:

  1. Select the user from the list of AppManager users.
  2. On the right, select the role you created.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB51906