AlienVault® USM Central™

Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in USM Central

USM Central implements role-based access control (RBAC)Describes authentication and authorization scheme in which access to functionality is based on the privileges or permissions associated with the group or role a user is a member of., which provides users with:

There are three roles in USM Central:

  • Read-Only: You can access views and search the system, but cannot make system changes that impact other users.
  • Analyst: You can view and search the system and perform all the same tasks as the Read-Only role, and also view alarms.
  • Manager: This role enables Analyst permissions and also allows you to update deployments, add or configure credentials for users, and view alarms.

Predefined Roles in USM Central

Section Action Read-Only User Analyst User Manager User
Alarms Update
Deployments Create
Labels Create
Update/Delete *
Orchestration Rules Create
System Read System Events
Anywhere Autologin
Users Create User
Delete User
Update Metadata
Update My Status
Update My Security and Preferences (Self only) (Self only) (All users)

* Analysts with Select Deployment access will not have access to this function.