User management in Imply UI

Managing permissions and roles

Every user within Imply can belong to one or more roles. A role is a collection of permissions that the user has access to. Some roles are created by default but the set of roles can be modified to fit specific use cases.

The roles can be managed from the settings view.

settings roles

You can edit an individual role and assign different permissions to it. It is not possible to edit the super-admin role which permits all actions.

settings role

Within a given role you can add and remove permissions that are granted to the users associated with that role. The permissions belonging to a given user is the superset of all the permissions from all the roles assigned to that user.

The possible permissions are:

Managing users

You can manage users in the Users tab in the settings.

settings users

Here you can create new users and edit and assign roles to existing users.

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