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6.2.6. Configuring IPA to Use Groups (Optional)

The IPA server contains parameters for Groups, which Satellite can map to roles. This provides a method to use role-based permissions for IPA users.
Log in as the Satellite administration user and navigate to AdminUsersExternal AuthenticationGroup Role Mapping. Click the Create new external group link and enter the following details:
  • External Group Name - Enter the name of the group from the IPA server.
  • Administrative Roles and Roles - Select roles to assign to the group. For example, assign the Channel Administrator.
Click Create to complete the group creation.
Satellite now assigns permissions to users based on each user's IPA groups.