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    User Administration

    Understanding User Administration

    The User Administration window enables you to perform the following tasks to create and manage the user accounts and user group accounts that access the IP/MPLSView software:

    • Create, modify, and delete users and user groups.
    • Assign users to user groups.
    • Assign permissions to view or modify features and functions at the user group level.
    • Define regions and assign devices to regions.
    • Work with Web VPN groups.

    You can access the User Administration window from Tools > User Admin in the IP/MPLSView main menu.

    Creating User Groups and Assigning Permissions

    To create user groups and assign permissions:

    1. Select Tools > User Admin from the IP/MPLSView main menu.

      The User Groups tab is displayed by default. Figure 1 shows the User Groups tab.

      Figure 1: User Administration User Groups

      User Administration User Groups
    2. Select the type of group you want to create (Full Access, Web Portal, or Web VPN), and click Add Group.
    3. Specify a name for the new group.
    4. Assign a set of privileges to the new user group by selecting one or more features and functions that the group can access.

    Adding, Modifying, or Deleting Users

    To add, modify, or delete users:

    1. Select Tools > User Admin from the IP/MPLSView main menu.

      The User Groups tab is displayed by default. Figure 1 shows the User Groups tab.

    2. Select the Users tab.
    3. Perform one of the following actions:
      • To add a new user, click Add and complete the specified fields in the Add User window.
      • To modify an existing user, select the user name, click Modify, and update the fields in the Modify User window. Figure 2 shows the Modify User window.

        Figure 2: User Administration Modify User

        User Administration Modify
User
      • To delete an existing user, select the username and click Delete.

    Defining Regions and Assigning Devices to Regions

    To define regions and assign devices to regions:

    1. Select Tools > User Admin from the IP/MPLSView main menu.

      The User Groups tab is displayed by default. Figure 1 shows the User Groups tab.

    2. Select the Region Definitions tab.
    3. Select Add New Region in the right pane, and specify the name of the region.
    4. Select one or more network devices in the left pane and drag the devices to the name of the newly added region in the right pane.

      Figure 3: User Administration Region Definitions

      User Administration Region Definitions

    Modified: 2016-11-08