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Creating and Managing Roles in Germain

Viewing Roles

  1. To view the list of roles, go to System > Auth Settings > User Roles.

  2. By default, two roles are configured: "germain_apm_admin" and "germain_apm_user." You can create custom roles as needed.

Creating a Role

  1. Go to System > Auth Settings > User Roles.

  2. Click "Add New Configuration."

  3. Provide the name of the role. (Note: Match the role name with LDAP or OAuth group names if you want to map them to Germain roles.)

  4. Select the permissions to apply to the role.

Available Permissions

  • Create Inactive Config: Allows users to create monitoring, analytics, or automation objects but not enable them. Requires another user with "Create/Edit Config" permission to enable.

  • Create/Edit Config: Allows creating, editing, deleting, enabling, or disabling any Germain config objects.

  • Create Dashboard: Permits creating and editing dashboards.

  • Edit UI Field/Column: Enables editing Germain's user interface, like adding columns to a dashboard.

  • View Data: Allows running queries against Germain's datamart (business and meta data).

  • View User Replay: Grants access to view user session replay videos.

  • Manage Users: Provides the ability to create, edit, and delete users.

  • Monitor: Allows engines/agents to fetch their configuration from the APM server.

Service: Authentication

Feature Availability: 8.6.0 or later

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