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How-To: Perform User Delegation with SolarWinds IP Address Manager

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If you are a current customer of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) or are simply looking for answers to your questions on how to perform user delegation, you're in the right place. This slideshare ...

If you are a current customer of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) or are simply looking for answers to your questions on how to perform user delegation, you're in the right place. This slideshare helps you to understand what is User Delegation? How do I modify user role definitions? How do I set up access controls and user permissions? How do I set up account limitations and how do I add new user accounts?

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How-To: Perform User Delegation with SolarWinds IP Address Manager How-To: Perform User Delegation with SolarWinds IP Address Manager Presentation Transcript

  • How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager Simple Steps to Customize AccessControls & Assign User PermissionsHow To Perform User Delegation inSolarWinds IP Address Manager 1
  • Agenda» What is User Delegation?» Modifying User Role Definitions» Access Controls & User Permissions in IPAM» Setting Account Limitations» Adding New User AccountsHow To Perform User Delegation inSolarWinds IP Address Manager 2
  • What is User Delegation?» SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) allows you to define and use role definitions to restrict user access to maintain security without limiting your ability to delegate required network management activities.» You can define access roles per subnet, group, supernet, DHCP scope or even individual IP addresses.» User delegation defines the visibility of subnets and supernets and the choice of actions that can be performed.» SolarWinds IPAM tool has various levels of access privileges to be assigned to different users based on their operational limitations and access controls on IP address management within the organization.How To Perform User Delegation inSolarWinds IP Address Manager 3
  • Modifying User Role Definitions» Click Settings on the right top corner of the IPAM web console» This will open the Orion Website Administration page. Click on Manage Accounts under the Accounts section.» The Manage Accounts page will show all the IPAM user logins that are created within your organization. Now, select the login for which you want to change access control and click Edit. Editing Access Control for User Login in SolarWinds IPAM How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager 4
  • Modifying User Role Definitions (contd.)» On the Edit Account page, expand the IP Address Manager Settings which will give you the option to select from various IPAM Roles & Permissions for the selected user login.» If you want to customize the settings for any of the user login levels, select Custom and click Edit Editing IPAM Roles and Permissions in SolarWinds IPAM How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager 5
  • Modifying User Role Definitions (contd.)» On the Edit Custom IPAM Roles & Permissions page you can modify the user control for each and every subnet and DHCP scope.» You can just select a subnet and click from any of the four options below to limit the subnet or DHCP scope to only the require user login. 1. Power User – Read/Write and Initiate Scans 2. Operator – Rea/Write Access 3. Read Only – Read Only Access 4. Hide Access – Restrict All Access» This will limit the subnet and DHCP scopes to be accessible to and controllable by only the selected user logins.» After making the role Modifying User Login Roles and Permissions in SolarWinds IPAM definitions, click Submit. How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager 6
  • Access Controls & User Permissions in IPAM Read Only Operator• Read only access to DHCP Servers, Scopes, Leases, Reservations and DNS Operators maintain the same rights granted to Read-Only users with the Servers, Zones, Records Hide addition of the following abilities:• All IPAM web console resources, including search and Top XX resources not •Addition and deletion of IP address ranges from portions of the network made previously limited by Orion account limitations. available by the site administrator.• All IP address and network component properties and custom fields on the •Subnet status selection on the Manage Subnets and IP Addresses page. Manage Subnets and IP Addresses page. •IP address property and custom field management, including the ability to edit• The Chart View on the Manage Subnets and IP Addresses page. IP address properties on portions of the network made available by the site administrator.Note: This role restricts all access, including access to all DHCP Management and DNS Monitoring. Power User AdminPower Users maintain the same rights granted to Operators with the addition of Administrators are granted the same access to IPAM that is granted to Powerthe following abilities: Users with the following added privileges:•Drag-and-drop reorganization of network components in the left pane of the •SNMP credentials management.Manage Subnets and IP Addresses view. •Custom fields management.•Supernet and group properties management, including the ability to edit •Subnet scan settings configuration.supernet and group properties and custom fields on portions of the networkmade available by the site administrator. •Can directly configure custom roles in the “Subnet Edit” pop-up dialog •Read/write access and can initiate scans to all subnets, manage credentials, custom fields, and IPAM settings •Have full access to DHCP management & DNS monitoring. Hide Custom• Restrict ALL access. This role is defined on a per subnet basis. DHCP and DNS access will depend• Restrict Access to all DHCP management & DNS Monitoring. upon the Global account setting for those nodes. How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager 7
  • Setting Account Limitations» SolarWinds IP Address Manager allows you to define limitations to limit the network devices each User Account can view.» On the Edit Account page, click on the Add Limitation button. » This will open the Select Limitation Type page where you can choose and customize the account limitation settings as required. » For example you could create  a limitation for an account that allows viewing only a single network device  or viewing the devices from a specific manufacturer  or those from a specific location or group. 8
  • Adding New User Accounts» If you want to add a new User Account, on the Manage Accounts page, click the Add New Account button, and select the type of account to be created enter account information and save settings. Adding a New User Account in SolarWinds IPAM How To Perform User Delegation in SolarWinds IP Address Manager 9
  • Key Features & Benefits of SolarWinds IPAM» Powerful, centralized DHCP management for Microsoft® DHCP services, monitoring for Microsoft DNS, and monitoring for Cisco® DHCP servers.» Intuitive web interface for simple, click-of-a-button management & IP address planning» Automated IP address scanning customizable to your needs» Global search feature to track down any IP in seconds along with historical address tracking» Real-time top 10 lists for “at-a-glance” visibility into your IP space» Role-based access control and detailed event recording to track who made what change» Quick and easy installation for deployment in under an hour Centralized IP Address Management Historical IP Address TrackingHow To Perform User Delegation inSolarWinds IP Address Manager 10
  • Helpful Resources We invite you to learn more about SolarWinds IP Address Manager Fre e ToolHow To Perform User Delegation in --- Click any of the links above ---SolarWinds IP Address Manager 11
  • Thank You!How To Perform User Delegation inSolarWinds IP Address Manager 12