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Configure external account management

You can let administrator accounts be managed on external authentication servers and map externally stored user groups and individual users to roles on an appliance.

  1. Select Accounts | Administrator Accounts.
  2. Click Administrator accounts are managed in an external directory server.
    Additional settings appear.
  3. Under Authentication Server Details, configure settings for the external server.
    These settings determine the way the Authentication module on the appliance retrieves information from that server.
  4. Use the settings under Authentication group = role mapping, to map user groups and individual users stored on
  5. the external server to roles on the appliance:
    1. Click Add.
      The Add Group/User Role Name Mapping window opens.
    2. Select the checkboxes next to the field for group or user matching as needed and type the name of a group or user in this field.
    3. Click OK.
    4. Under Role to map to, select a role.
    5. Click OK.
      The window closes and the new mapping appears on the mappings list.
    6. Click Save Changes.

You can use the Edit and Delete options in similar ways to edit and delete mappings.

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