Creating an admin user account

You can create a new local user and assign the user to a defined admin group with permissions that govern access to system features. If an admin group with the necessary permission settings does not exist, you must first create an admin user account.

Before you begin

About this task

You can create only local users. Federated user details are automatically synchronized with the external identity source, for example, the LDAP server.


  1. Select Configuration > Admin Users.
  2. Click Create.
    The list of group names is generated from the Groups table.
  3. Enter the user's display name, unique name, and password.
  4. Assign the user to one or more groups that govern the access permissions.
  5. Click Save.