User roles

TrueSight Network Automation Reporting has the following types of users:

  • TrueSight Network Automation - Data Warehouse administrator: This user is created during the TrueSight Network Automation - Data Warehouse installation, and can perform administration activities such as managing databases, running ETL, and reporting activities such as importing and exporting report artefacts and managing schedules.
  • TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform administrator: This user is created during the TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform installation, and can perform administration activities in Smart Reporting - Platform such as modifying and deleting components, managing schedules, and getting the latest reporting views and models from Network Automation - Data Warehouse.
  • Reporting users: These users are imported from TrueSight Network Automation to the data warehouse through ETL. They can perform the activities depending on their RBAC permissions in Network Automation. You need to create these users and assign roles depending on your requirements.

The following table provides the mappings for reporting users and administrators with the Smart Reporting - Platform roles:

Reporting users: Users imported from Network Automation to Network Automation - Data Warehouse through ETL

TrueSight Network Automation roleTrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform role

What can the user do?

Report Viewer Network Report Viewer

Can perform the following activities for the reports:

  • Run the out-of-the-box reports
  • Add reports to their favourites list
  • Distribute reports to other users
  • Export reports to CSV, XLS, Text, and DOCX format
  • Print reports
  • View and update their User Profile
  • Access public content in read-only mode
Report Author

Network Report Author

Can perform the following activities for the reports:

  • Create, view, edit, and delete reports
  • Export reports to CSV, XLS, Text, and DOCX format
  • Print reports
  • Email reports
  • Publish reports for themselves and for individual users
  • Create, view, edit, and delete schedules for reports
Report DesignerNetwork Report Designer
  • Create, view, edit, and delete reports
  • Export reports to CSV, XLS, Text, and DOCX format
  • Print reports
  • Email reports
  • Publish reports for themselves and for individual users
  • Create, view, edit, and delete schedules for reports
  • Modify the views used to create reports

TrueSight Component Administrator

Can perform the following activities for the reports:

  • Create, view, edit, and delete all reports
  • Create and modify views
  • Export reports to CSV, XLS, Text, and DOCX format
  • Print reports
  • Email reports
  • Import and export report artefacts, such as, views and report-definitions
  • Create, view, edit, and delete schedules for reports
  • Schedule FTP
  • Set or change the access filter on a report
  • Broadcast reports to external users
  • Create and edit Data Sources

Administrators: TrueSight Network Automation - Data Warehouse Administrator (DWNetworkAdmin)


TrueSight Component Administrator

Can administer the following configuration activities for Network Automation - Data Warehouse:

  • Manage sites
  • Manage passwords for the DWNetworkAdmin user
  • Run ETL

Can administer the following configuration activities for reports:

  • Add TrueSight Network Automation - Data Warehouse as a component in Smart Reporting - Platform
  • Get the latest views in Smart Reporting - Platform.
  • Create, view, edit, and delete all reports
  • Create and modify views
  • Export reports to CSV, XLS, Text, and DOCX format
  • Print reports
  • Email reports
  • Import and export report artefacts, such as, views and report-definitions
  • Create and edit Data Sources
  • Change the datasource password in Smart Reporting - Platform
  • Create, view, edit, and delete schedules for reports
  • Schedule FTP
  • Set or change the access filter on a report
  • Broadcast reports to external users

Administrators: TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform Administrator


System Administrator

This user is the system administrator for Smart Reporting - Platform and can perform the following activities:

  • Modify and delete components
  • Manage schedules
  • Create, view, edit, and delete reports created by all users

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