Custom User Roles

DefenseStorm comes with four shared user roles: Administrator, Power User, User, and Read-Only User. You cannot edit or delete these, but you can create custom roles.

Create a custom role

To create a custom role:

  1. From the DefenseStorm console, go to Settings > Roles. A list of available user roles appears.
    The User Roles tab
  2. At the top-right of the Roles list, select the Add + button. The New Role page appears with a list of permissions.
    The New Role page
  3. From the New Roles page, type a Name and Description of the role you are creating.
  4. From the list of permissions, select either None (default setting), Read-Only, or Read & Write, as appropriate for the role you are creating.
  5.  When you finish selecting the permissions for the new role, select Save. 

Create a custom role by cloning an existing one 

A fast way to populate a new custom role with permissions is to clone an existing role and then modify the permission set as appropriate.
To create a custom role by cloning an existing role:

  1. From the DefenseStorm console, go to Settings > Roles. A list of available user roles appears.
  2. From the list of user roles, select v on the far-right side of the role you want to clone, and then select Clone.  A New Role page appears with the permission set that matches the role you are cloning.
  3. From the New Roles page, type a Name and Description of the role you are creating
  4. Make any desired changes to the permissions of the new role by selecting either None (default setting), Read-Only, or Read & Write next to the permission.
  5. When you finish selecting the permissions for the new role, select Save.

Delete a custom role

To delete a custom role:

  1. From the DefenseStorm console, go to Settings > Roles. A list of available user roles appears.
  2. From the list of user roles, select v on the far-right side of the custom role you want to delete, and then select Delete.  

Restore a deleted custom role

To restore a deleted custom role:

  1. From the DefenseStorm console, go to Settings > Roles. A list of available user roles appears.
  2. From the User Roles page, expand the Status menu above the list of user roles, and then select Deleted.
    Custom role status