Setting up roles

A role is a collection of permissions that correlates to a list of privileges. Each user is assigned a role according to the privileges the user needs to efficiently operate the application. BigFix Inventory comes with a set of predefined roles. However, you can also create custom roles according to your needs.

Before you begin

An icon representing a user. You must be an Administrator to perform this task.

About this task

The Administrator role is set by default and cannot be modified.


  1. In the top navigation bar, click Management > Roles.
  2. To add a role, click New.
  3. Specify the name and permissions that you want the new role to have, and click Create.


You created a custom user role. You can now create users and assign them suitable roles.