System roles

Note

These roles are only available to on-premises customers.

When deciding how to manage system administration, you can use these roles to assign permissions and capabilities:

  • A SuperAdmin is responsible for the installation and setup of on-premises instances. They may also be responsible for the system administration of Contrast, however, this may be assigned to one or more System Administrators. SuperAdmins can configure organizations, applications, servers, vulnerabilities, users and groups.

  • A ServerAdmin is identical to a SuperAdmin except without access to users or groups. They have access to the ServerAdmin option in the user menu, which allows them to configure organizations, applications, servers and vulnerabilities.

  • A System Administrator is responsible for maintaining organizations and groups. They have access to the SuperAdmin option in the user menu, which allows them to configure organizations, applications, servers, vulnerabilities, users and groups.

  • A System Observer has read-only access to organizations, users, applications, groups and traces. They have read-only access to the Observer option in the user menu, which allows them to view organizations, applications, servers, vulnerabilities and users.

  • The No Access role for a particular organization blocks users from that organization.