The purpose of this document is to describe how OpenManage Essentials (OME) supports and implements role-based access control (RBAC) at its operations level. This document also explains the implementation of role-based access control architecture and the role-level permissions assigned in OpenManage Essentials.

Executive Summary

The management of user access has long been a challenge for organizations. Central to this challenge is the concept of creating defined user roles. Used correctly, roles provide a means of simplification and allow organizations to adapt enterprise access to the needs of the business. The result is greater IT operational efficiency, business agility, and improved security through a set of preventative controls.

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