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This article describes the standard roles and bootstrap users that are available in the base configuration package of Smart ID Identity Manager


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Standard roles

The standard package of Identity Manager provides a set of predefined standard roles that can be used as is or adapted to your requirements. This table lists the standard roles and what rights they have in Identity Manager Admin and Identity Manager operator UI respectively. 

RoleDescriptionRightsTechnical reference
Bootstrap administratorDoes the initial configuration of Identity Manager.

Identity Manager Admin: All
Identity Manager: Admin

BaseRoleBootstrapAdmin
Policy administratorA user in Identity Manager.

Identity Manager Admin: All
Identity Manager: No

BaseRolePolicyAdmin
Service administrator

Makes configurations in Identity Manager, such as:

  • Start, restart and stop services
  • Create tenant
  • Configure connector
  • Audit the system log and the process lists
  • Kill processes

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: Admin

BaseRoleServiceAdmin
Registration officerManages “target” users and identities, who are targets (or objects) of credential management actions.

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: All

BaseRoleRegistrationOfficer
ApproverApproves card production.

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: Open Tasks

BaseRoleOfficer
Card production administrator
  • Produces cards
  • Repeats production

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: Extended Search, Batch Orders

BaseRoleProductionAdmin
Issuing authorityActivates and issues card to requester/user.

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: Extended Search

BaseRoleIssuingAuthority
User administrator
  • Manages users and identities
  • Assigns and de-assigns roles to users

Identity Manager Admin: Roles, User Administration
Identity Manager: Extended Search

BaseRoleUserAdmin
Helpdesk
  • Resets passwords
  • Activates and reactivates Identity Manager users

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: Extended Search, Open Tasks

BaseRoleHelpdeskOfficer
Self-service user
  • Registers and deregisters herself in the system
  • Registers security password
  • Resets her own password
  • Changes pin
  • Unblocks pin
  • Renews her own card
  • Locks her own card

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: No

BaseRoleSelfServiceUser

Self-service visitor

  • Accepts or denies meeting invitation
  • Invites further participant to an existing meeting
Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: No

BaseRoleSelfServiceVisitor

Batch sync

A role used for automatic batch synchronization of identities with external sources such as Active Directory. This role can not be assigned to persons, but only used for this purpose.

For the batch synchronization to work, the following entry must be set in the system.properties file of the Identity Manager main client: 

batchSync.permissionRole=BaseRoleBatchSync
Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: No
BaseRoleBatchSync
Pre-login user

This role has the permission to execute a process before login, for example, to reset a password.

Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: No
BaseRolePreloginUser
Data administrator

Creates and manages variables for two data pools in Identity Manager

  • Identifier: to set identifiers like “driving license”.
  • Reasons: to set reasons for use cases like “lock a card object”, “replace card object”.
Identity Manager Admin: No
Identity Manager: No
BaseRoleDataAdministrator

Bootstrap users

The following bootstrap users are defined in Identity Manager, to quickly get started. These must be removed after setting up the system. 

UsernameRolePassword
adminBaseRoleBootstrapAdminadmin
approverBaseRoleOfficer
ScmRoleApproverOfficer
approver
consultantBaseRolePolicyAdminconsultant
helpdeskBaseRoleHelpDeskOfficerhelpdesk
requesterBaseRoleRegistrationOfficer
BaseRoleProductionAdmin
BaseRoleIssuingAuthority
ScmRoleServerRegistrationOfficer
ScmRoleServerAdministrator
requester
serviceBaseRoleServiceAdminservice
useradminBaseRoleUserAdminuseradmin