Operator permissions for the Manage Vulnerable Computers dashboard

Operators accessing the BigFix Manage Vulnerable Computers dashboard and Fixlet APIs must have particular read/write permissions. Master operators can use the BigFix Console to change or assign permissions for operators as required.

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For more information about BigFix permissions, see: Operators permissions.

Complete the following steps to set the required BigFix permissions.


  1. In the BigFix Console, navigate to All Content > Operators.
  2. Select the Operator for which you want to assign permissions.
  3. Navigate to the Details tab and set the following permissions if necessary:
    1. Under Permissions, change Custom Content to Yes.
    2. Under Interface Login Privileges, change Can use REST API to Yes.
  4. Save the changes.