Mapping authorized activities with permissions

The following table shows which activities you can, cannot or could, under specific conditions, allow an operator to do by assigning permissions in the Details tab of the Operator Definition. For more information about operator's specific permissions, see Adding Local Operators.

Table 1. Mapping of authorized activities with operator permissions
Activities Operator
Manage Fixlet Sites No
Change Client heartbeats No
Create Fixlets If Custom Content is set to YES
Create Tasks If Custom Content is set to YES
Create Analyses If Custom Content is set to YES
Create Baselines If Custom Content is set to YES
Activate/Deactivate Analyses Administered
Take Fixlet/Task/Baseline Action Administered
Take Custom Action If Custom Content is set to YES and Can Create Actions is set to YES
Stop Actions Administered
Manage Administrative Rights No
Manage Global Retrieved Properties No
View Fixlets Administered
View Tasks Administered
View Analyses Administered
View Computers Administered
View Baselines Administered
View Computer Groups Administered
View Unmanaged Assets Administered
View Actions Administered
Make Comments Administered
View Comments Administered
Globally Hide/Unhide No
Locally Hide/Unhide Yes
Use Wizards If Custom Content is set to YES
Remove computer from database If Can Create Actions is set to YES
Create Manual Computer Groups If Can Create Actions is set to YES
Delete Manual Computer Groups If Custom Content is set to YES
Create Automatic Computer Groups If Custom Content is set to YES
Delete Automatic Computer Groups If Custom Content is set to YES and Administered
Create Custom Site No
Modify Custom Site Owners No
Modify Custom Site Readers/Writers Site Owners
Create a Master Operator No
Use the WebUI If Can use WebUI is set to YES
Submit BigFix Query If both Can use WebUI and Can Submit Queries are set to YES

Administered: The operator must own or have permissions.

Requires Custom Authoring: Granted by the site administrator through the console.