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Edit roles

Use case scenario

An operator wants to change the roles for a user.

This article describes how an operator can edit roles for a user in Smart ID Identity Manager. Read more here: Smart ID Workforce use cases.

The changes are saved on the user profile. 

  • The user exists in any state

Step-by-step instruction for the operator

Log in to Identity Manager Operator
  1. Log in to Identity Manager Operator with your user account. 
Edit roles
  1. In the Quick search drop-down list, select User. Search for user for which roles shall be added or changed. User data is shown.
  2. The assigned roles are shown in the user interface. 

    To cancel the process, see "Cancel the process" below.

  3. On the right hand side, click Edit role.
  4. Click the search button Edit roles and select the roles that shall be added or removed.
  5. Click OK to save the roles for the user.

  6. Click Next. The user is notified an an email about the added/updated roles.

    Depending on the configuration, there can be options added to the use case, see "Options" below.

Cancel the process

To cancel the process:

  • Click Cancel to close the process.
  • Click Next to proceed with the process.

Use case details

Overview and technical details
Use case description

As an operator I want to add or remove roles for a user

  • Selected assigned/withdrawn roles to user profile
Symbolic name


Process name

Edit role


Identity Manager Operator

Required user state

All states

Process start

On the user profile>Edit roles


About the options

The options are configured by the administrator via a script in Identity Manager Admin and can be used by the operator and self-service user.

The script already exists with default values, so you only need to change the values as needed, not create the script.

Add an approval step

Option: Add an approval step

Additional information

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