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Create a custom administrator role

If the preconfigured administrator roles do not meet your organization's requirements, you can create custom ones. You can also create custom roles to restrict administrative tasks to a defined list of user groups. For example, you can create a role for new administrators that restricts their permissions to a user group for training purposes only.
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Settings > Administrators > Roles
    .
  2. Click The Add a role icon.
  3. Type a name and description for the role.
  4. To copy permissions from another role, in the
    Permissions copied from role
    drop-down list, click a role.
  5. Do one of the following:
    Task
    Steps
    Allow administrators with this role to search all company directories.
    Select the
    All company directories
    option.
    Allow administrators with this role to search selected company directories.
    1. Select the
      Selected company directories only
      option.
    2. Click
      Select directories
      .
    3. Select one or more directories and click The Add icon.
    4. Click
      Save
      .
  6. Do one of the following:
    Task
    Steps
    Allow administrators with this role to manage all users and groups
    Select the
    All groups and users
    option.
    Allow administrators with this role to manage selected groups
    1. Select the
      Selected groups only
      option.
    2. Click
      Select groups
      .
    3. Select one or more groups and click The Add icon.
    4. Click
      Save
      .
  7. Configure the permissions for administrators with this role.
  8. Click
    Save
    .
To rank roles, change role settings, or delete a role, see Manage administrator roles.