Configuring the Communities catalog administrator role

To add sources and manage the Communities catalog, you must be a catalog administrator.

About this task

You can configure the catalog administrator role by assigning the admin role in the IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Integrated Solutions Console to the users or group that you want to perform catalog management. Mapping a user to this role lets the user see the Administration link in the Communities navigation.


  1. Log in to the IBM® WebSphere® Integrated Solutions Console.
  2. Click Application > Application Types > Websphere Enterprise Applications > Communities.
  3. Select Security role to user/group mapping.
  4. Find the admin role.
  5. Add the users or group that you want to administer the Communities catalog, and then click Save.