Working with the Role Management Section

Learn how to create, edit, duplicate and delete roles within BigPanda.

Role management is located in the **Settings** menu.Role management is located in the **Settings** menu.

Role management is located in the Settings menu.

The out-of-the-box roles provided by BigPanda are Admin and User. Admins can create, edit, duplicate and delete an unlimited amount of these roles and set user permissions for each of their organization's available resources.

Relevant Permissions

Only users with Full access can grant role permissions for a newly created resource. Add Permissions_Full_Access for access to these permissions.

Roles_Read

Read-only - View the Role Management section.

Roles_Full_Access

Full access - View, add, edit and delete BigPanda Roles.

To learn more about how BigPanda's permissions work, see the RBAC - Role Based Access Control guide.

Create a Role

  1. In the top right, click the Settings cogwheel icon, and then click Role Management.
  2. Click Add New Role.
  1. Name the new role.
    4. (Optional) Add Users, Permissions and Environment Access to the role, as described below.

Field

Description

Role Name

Enter a unique role name.

Users

(Optional) Select the users to which this role will be added.

Permissions

(Optional) Add permissions to resources (other than environments).
Permissions are divided into Read access (ie: Dashboards_Read) and Full access (ie: Dashboards_Full_Access).

Environment Access

Add permissions to environments.
There are 3 global Environments permissions

  • Environments_Full_Access - full access to environment configuration and incident action for all environments.
  • Environments_Incident_Actions - Access to all environments and the ability to perform incident actions (except for environment configuration).
  • Environments_Read_Only - Read only access to all environments and incident actions.
    BigPanda also offers Granular Environment Permissions, allowing admins to assign access on a per-environment basis. To assign access to a specific environment, add the name of the environment to the permission you wish to assign (ie: _Read).
  1. Click Create Role.

Edit a Role

  1. In the top right, click the Settings cogwheel icon, and then click Role Management.
  2. Select a role and click Edit Role.
  1. Edit the role's details and click Edit Role.

Duplicate a Role

  1. In the top right, click the Settings cogwheel icon, and then click Role Management.
  2. Select a role and click Duplicate Role.
  1. (Optional) Name the duplicated role and edit its Users, Permissions and Environment Access to your new specifications.
  2. Click Duplicate Role.

Delete a Role

  1. In the top right, click the Settings cogwheel icon, and then click Role Management.
  2. Click Delete Role.