Impact of an upgrade on groups and user accounts

You must understand the impact of the StorageGRID upgrade, so that you can update groups and user accounts appropriately after the upgrade is complete.

Changes to permissions for the Grid Manager

The following management permissions have been added or changed in StorageGRID 11.4.

Permission Description
Root Access
  • No longer required to view alerts. In StorageGRID 11.4, any user who belongs to a group that has at least one permission can view current and resolved alerts.
  • Required to configure the SNMP agent (Configuration > SNMP Agent).
  • Required to configure traffic classification policies (Configuration > Traffic Classification).
Manage Alerts Provides access to options for managing alerts. Users must belong to a group that has this permission to manage silences, alert notifications, and alert rules.