2 minute readApplies to: v4

About Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

When Squared Up connects to SCOM, it does so using the end user's credentials. This means that all SCOM data in Squared Up is subject to SCOM's role-based access control (RBAC). For example, if a user views a dashboard of "All Windows Computers", the actual computers shown on the dashboard will be limited to those that the user has permissions to view.

Actions in Squared Up are also subject to SCOM RBAC. The different SCOM roles have permissions as follows:

  • Administrators can edit, create and delete dashboards in Squared Up, manage alerts, manage maintenance mode and run tasks.
  • Authors can edit Company Knowledge.
  • Advanced Operators have the same permissions as Operators.
  • Operators can manage alerts, manage maintenance mode and run tasks. See How to allow SCOM Operators to edit Company Knowledge
  • Read Only Operators can view data, but cannot manage alerts, maintenance mode or run tasks.

For more information see How do SCOM roles and permissions affect what they can do in Squared Up? and How to allow SCOM Operators to edit Company Knowledge

Note that, when users access an Open Access dashboard it is unauthenticated, so Squared Up uses the application pool identity to access SCOM, and so the user's RBAC does not apply.

Who can log on to Squared Up?

How do SCOM roles and permissions affect what they can do in Squared Up?

An overview of Squared Up licensing

How to allow SCOM Operators to edit Company Knowledge

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