Manage User Roles

Depending on your organization’s user role policy, you can assign and manage the roles and permissions of any particular user of Cortex XDR.
Role-based access control (RBAC) enables you to manage roles or specific permissions, and assign access rights to administrative users in the following areas in
Cortex
XDR
, where the role options to configure change slightly depending on where you access these RBAC settings.
  • Cortex
    Gateway
    —Select
    Tenant Navigator
    Cortex Gateway
    Permission Management
    where you can define Permission Management for one or more tenants by selecting the
    Permissions
    and
    Roles
    subcategories.
  • Cortex
    XDR
    Access Management
    —Select
    Settings
    Configurations
    Access Management
    where you can define Access Management for a specific tenant by selecting the
    Users
    ,
    Roles
    , and
    User Groups
    subcategories.
You can manage roles for all
Cortex
XDR
apps and services. By assigning roles, you enforce the separation of viewing access and initiating actions among functional or regional areas of your organization.
Cortex
XDR
provides a number of predefined Palo Alto Networks roles to assign access rights to
Cortex
XDR
users. For more information, see Predefined User Roles for Cortex XDR.

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