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    Role-based access (RBAC) to the features and components comprised in TrueSight Operations Management is enabled by persona-based authorization profiles. Each authorization profile is associated with one or more BMC Atrium Single Sign-On realms and comprises user groups, roles and permissions, and objects. Collectively, the authorization profile components determine the features and objects that users can access and monitor. You can use each default authorization profile as is, you can modify its attributes, or you can create your own authorization profiles. 


    This topic provides an overview of authorization profiles and the components that compose them.

    Overview of the RBAC process

    To configure access control, you must complete the following steps:

    StepTaskResource
    1Set up users and user groups in Atrium Single Sign-On.

    Managing users and user groups

    2Create or modify the components that compose an authorization profile. You can create or modify these components in any order.

    Managing roles

    Specifying objects

    Creating, editing, and deleting PATROL Agent ACLs

    3Modify the default authorization profiles or create new ones.Managing authorization profiles

    Realms and tenants

    Realms segment users in BMC Atrium Single Sign-On and enable multitenancy support. In Operations Management, each realm represents a tenant.

    The BmcRealm, with default user groups and users, is created in BMC Atrium Single Sign-On when you install the Presentation Server component.

    For information about supported versions of BMC Atrium Single Sign-On, see System requirements for Presentation Server.

    Authorization profile structure

    The following diagram illustrates the basic structure of an authorization profile. Each profile is associated with one or more realms and comprises user groups, roles and permissions, and objects. You can use each default authorization profile as is, you can modify any of its elements, or you can create your own authorization profiles. 

    The Superadmin in the BmcRealm can create and modify authorization profiles and apply them to multiple tenants. Authorization profiles created by tenant administrators apply to users of that tenant. For more information about tenant user administration, see Access control for SaaS administrators .

    Authorization Profile components
    When creating an authorization profile, you must already know the user groups, roles, and objects required for the new profile. You cannot create or modify components during the creation of the authorization profile. 

    See the following topics for more information about modifying and creating the required elements:

    Default authorization profiles

    The following persona-based authorization profiles are created in the Presentation Server for the BmcRealm during the installation of the TrueSight Presentation Server component:

    • API-Only User
    • Application Specialist–Applications
    • Application Specialist–Services
    • Capacity Administration
    • Capacity View
    • Executive
    • IT Operations User
    • Service Manager
    • Solution Administrator
    • Technology Specialist
    • TsSaaSInternalAuthProfile
    Solution Administrator profile
    By default, users in the Solution Administrator profile are associated with the roles, permissions, and objects that enable those users to access all features in the products, including the ability to modify and create authorization profiles. 

    The Solution Administrator profile has unrestricted access to all realms and all features and objects in the Operations Management solution. The following table shows the user groups, roles and permissions, and objects the compose the Solution Administrator authorization profile. However, you must note the following restrictions:

    • The Solution Administrator profile has unrestricted access to all realms, all features, and all objects in the Operations Management solution.
    • A non-Solution Administrator user belonging to the BmcRealm (default realm) do not have an unrestricted access to objects in other realms.
    Solution Administrator
    BmcRealm
    User GroupsRoles and PermissionsObjects
    Administrators



    Super Admin



    All Permissions Assigned



    CategoryTypesSourcesObjects
    TrueSight Presentation

    Monitoring Policy Configuration Types

    PATROL Solutions

    PATROL Agent ACLs

    Devices

    Event Groups

    Groups

    Applications

    Services

    TrueSight Presentation ServerAll Object Access
    TrueSight Infrastructure

    Views

    Monitor Groups

    CIs

    Component Folders

    Event Folders

    Not applicableAll Object Access

    Predefined user groups and users

    When you install TrueSight Presentation Server, the following default user groups and users are created in your Atrium Single Sign-On (SSO) server for the default BmcRealm tenant. Not all default user groups contain default users. 

    Default user groupsDefault usersDescription
    Administratorsadmin Default administrator user
    bppmws_internal 

    Internal user that supports:

    • Distributed Service Models
    • Cloud Lifecycle Management integration
    • BMC Service Resolution integration
    csm_user

    Internal user that supports:

    • Cloud Lifecycle Management integration
    • BMC Change Management integration
    • BMC Service Resolution integration
    API Groupapiuser

    Internal user that supports TrueSight Capacity Optimization Integration

    • TrueSight Operations Manager 10.1 Extractor in Capacity Optimization 10.5
    • Generic Extractor in Capacity Optimization 10.5
    Capacity_AdministrationNone

    To grant view and edit access to a view.

    All administrative tasks for a view are allowed, such as access, add, modify, delete a view.

    User gets access to the Administration > Capacity Views page in the TrueSight console.

    Capacity_ViewNoneTo grant view-only access to a view
    Central Monitoring AdministratorsNoneNA
    Model Administratorsservice_adminDefault service model administration user for the Presentation Server and Infrastructure Management
    Monitoring Administratorsevent_adminDefault event administration user for the Presentation Server and Infrastructure Management
    OperatorsoperDefault operator user for the Presentation Server and Infrastructure Management
    SupervisorsuserDefault supervisor user for the Presentation Server and Infrastructure Management
    ViewersNoneNA
    WS Full AccessNoneNA
    TsSaaSInternalGroupTsSaaSInternal

    Internal user that supports:

    • TrueSight Intelligence integration with the TrueSight Presentation Server
    • TrueSight Pulse integration with the TrueSight Presentation Server

    The TsSaaSInternalGroup user group and the TsSaaSInternal user are appended by _<TSPS host unique hash>. For example,

    TsSaaSInternalGroup_66AB6A9A, where 66AB6A9A is the TrueSight Presentation Server unique host hash value.

    After you register an App Visibility portal in the TrueSight console, a new user, App_Visibility_Internal_<tspsHostID>, is automatically added to Atrium Single Sign-On. This is an internal user with a randomly generated password and should not be changed.

    For more information about default users and passwords, see Default users and user groups.

    Default authorization profiles and menu access

    The following table lists the default authorization profiles and the default user groups and roles that compose them. To help you determine whether the default authorization profiles meet the access requirements of your organization, the last column in the table shows the menu options available to users in each default authorization profile. 

    ProfileUser groupsRolesMenu access
    Solutions AdministratorAdministratorsSuper Admin

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services

    Configuration

    • Applications
    • Application Discovery
    • Global Thresholds
    • Groups
    • Integration Service Clusters
    • Managed Devices
    • Policies
    • Synthetic Scripts
    • Time Frames

    Administration

    • Atrium SSO
    • Authorization Profiles
    • Components
    • Integrations
    • PATROL Agent ACLs
    • Repository
    • Roles
    • User Accounts
    • App Visibility Agents
    • App Visibility Agent Policies

    Application Specialist–Services

    Central Monitoring Administrators

    Monitoring Administrators 

    Service Model Administrators

    Supervisors 

    WS Full Access 

    Blackout Administrator 

    Data Collection Administrator

    Deployment Administrator 

    Event Administrator 

    Event Supervisor 

    Monitoring Administrator

    Service Administrator 

    Service Supervisor 

    Web Services Access 


    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services

    Configuration

    • Applications
    • Application Discovery
    • Global Thresholds
    • Groups
    • Integration Service Clusters
    • Managed Devices
    • Policies
    • Synthetic Scripts
    • Time Frames

    Administration

    • Components
    • App Visibility Agents
    • App Visibility Agent Policies
    • Repository

    Application Specialist–Applications

    Central Monitoring Administrators

    Monitoring Administrators 

    Service Model Administrators  

    Supervisors  

    WS Full Access  

     

    Application Operator 

    Application Supervisor 

    Blackout Administrator 

    Data Collection Administrator

    Deployment Administrator 

    Event Administrator 

    Event Supervisor  

    Monitoring Administrator

    Service Administrator 

    Service Supervisor  

    Web Services Access  

     

     

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services

    Configuration

    • Applications
    • Application Discovery
    • Global Thresholds
    • Groups
    • Integration Service Clusters
    • Managed Devices
    • Policies
    • Synthetic Scripts
    • Time Frames

    Administration

    • Components
    • App Visibility Agents
    • App Visibility Agent Policies
    • Repository
    Technology Specialist

    Central Monitoring Administrators

    Monitoring Administrators 

    Supervisors 

    WS Full Access 

    Blackout Administrator 

    Data Collection Administrator

    Deployment Administrator 

    Event Administrator 

    Event Supervisor 

    Monitoring Administrator

    Service Supervisor 

    Web Services Access 

     

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services

    Configuration

    • Applications
    • Application Discovery
    • Global Thresholds
    • Groups
    • Integration Service Clusters
    • Managed Devices
    • Policies
    • Synthetic Scripts
    • Time Frames

    Administration

    • Components
    • App Visibility Agents
    • App Visibility Agent Policies
    • Repository
    IT Operations UserOperators

    Application Operator

    Data Collection Operator 

    Event Operator 

    Service Operator

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services
    Service Manager

    Central Monitoring Administrators

    Model Administrators

    Monitoring Administrators 

    Supervisors 

    WS Full Access 

     

    Event Administrator 

    Service Administrator 

    Event Supervisor 

    Service Supervisor 

    Data Collection Administrator 

    Web Services Access 

    Blackout Administrator 

    Deployment Administrator 

    Monitoring Administrator

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services

    Configuration

    • Applications
    • Application Discovery
    • Global Thresholds
    • Groups
    • Integration Service Clusters
    • Managed Devices
    • Policies
    • Synthetic Scripts
    • Time Frames

    Administration

    • Components
    • App Visibility Agents
    • App Visibility Agent Policies
    • Repository
    ExecutiveViewersRead Only

    Dashboards

    Monitoring

    • Applications
    • Devices
    • Events
    • Groups
    • Services
    Capacity AdministrationCapacity_AdministrationCapacity Administrator

    Dashboards

    Administration

    • Atrium SSO
    • Components
    • Capacity Views
    • User Accounts
    Capacity ViewCapacity_ViewCapacity Operator

    Dashboards

    Capacity Views