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Chapter 3. Managing roles on dashboard

As a storage administrator, you can create, view, edit, and delete roles on the dashboard. You can give permissions to the roles and you can assign specific roles for users.

3.1. Creating roles on dashboard

The dashboard allows you to create roles on the dashboard which can be assigned to the users.

Prerequisites

  • A running Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.
  • Dashboard is installed.
  • Admin level of access to the Dashboard.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Dashboard.
  2. On the upper right side of the Dashboard, click the gear icon and select User management:

    Click User management
  3. On Roles tab, click the Create button:

    Create roles
  4. In the CreateRole window, set the Name and select the Permissions for this role, and then click the CreateRole button:

    Create role window
  5. A notification towards the top right corner of the page indicates the role was created successfully.

    Role create notification

3.2. Viewing roles on dashboard

The dashboard allows you to view the details of the roles on the dashboard.

Prerequisites

  • A running Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.
  • Dashboard is installed.
  • Admin level of access to the dashboard.
  • Roles are created on the dashboard.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Dashboard.
  2. On the upper right side of the Dashboard, click the gear icon and select User management:

    Click User management
  3. To view the details of the role, click the row:

    Click role row
  4. You can see the details of the permissions provided for the roles.

    View role details

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3.3. Editing roles on dashboard

The dashboard allows you to edit roles on the dashboard.

Prerequisites

  • A running Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.
  • Dashboard is installed.
  • Admin level of access to the Dashboard.
  • A role is created on the dashboard.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Dashboard.
  2. On the upper right side of the Dashboard, click the gear icon and select User management:

    Click User management
  3. To edit the role, click the row:

    Click role row
  4. On the Roles tab, select Edit from the Edit dropdown menu:

    Edit role
  5. In the EditRole window, edit parameters including, and then click the EditRole button:

    Edit role window
  6. A notification towards the top right corner of the page indicates the role was updated successfully.

    Edit role notification

Additional Resources

3.4. Deleting roles on dashboard

The dashboard allows you to delete roles on the dashboard.

Note

You can only delete the roles that you have created.

Prerequisites

  • A running Red Hat Ceph Storage cluster.
  • Dashboard is installed.
  • Admin level of access to the Dashboard.
  • A role is created on the dashboard.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Dashboard.
  2. On the upper right side of the Dashboard, click the gear icon and select User management:

    Click User management
  3. To delete the role, click the row:

    Click role row
  4. On Roles tab, select Delete from the Edit dropdown menu:

    Delete role
  5. In the Delete Role dialog window, Click the Yes, I am sure box and then Click Delete Role to save the settings:

    Delete role window

Additional Resources