User Roles for Cortex Data Lake

Learn about Cortex Data Lake user roles.
Role-based access control (RBAC) enables you to assign privileges and access rights to administrative users through role assignment. You create user accounts in the Customer Support Portal (CSP), assign them roles in the hub, and limit the data and functionality they can access by site in the Cortex Data Lake app.
Cortex Data Lake supports the following user roles:
  • App Administrator
  • Instance Administrator
  • Log Viewer Admin
The App Administrator and Instance Administrator are common roles that are available to every Palo Alto Networks app. To learn more about them, see Available Roles.
The only user role specifically for Cortex Data Lake is Log Viewer Admin.
User Role
Role Definition
Access Control
Log Viewer Admin
Can only view and export data in the
tab of the app.
  • View the
  • Filter logs using queries.
  • Export log data.

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