About Account Roles

Roles determine the web console screens and settings accessible to accounts.

Table 1. Web Account Roles and Functions

Role

Functions

Administrator "root"

The administrator account created during server installation appears under Account Name as root.

  • View and configure all screens.

  • Lock and unlock rules.

    See Add or Edit Rule Screen.

  • Edit all profiles and settings.

Administrator

  • View and configure all screens.

  • Edit all profiles and settings.

Guest

  • View and configure the following screens:

    • Dashboard

    • Administration > Web Console Accounts

      Only the guest user's account appears in the list.

  • View the following screens:

    • Management > Users and Endpoints

    • Logs > Query

    • Help

  • Edit current account profile.