This guide provides information on how to create users and assign roles in the F5® Distributed Cloud Services using the F5® Distributed Cloud Console. The console's Role-based Access Control (RBAC) is used to define and enforce user capabilities while using the F5 platform. For more information on roles and access control, see Roles.
A valid Account is required.
- Note: If you do not have an account, visit Create an Account.
Create a User and Assign Roles
You can configure SSO for your organization, and assign roles to the users after they log into the F5® Distributed Cloud Console. You can create users from the platform and assign roles. You can also create a debug user to grant tenant access to F5 support engineer for performing troubleshooting activities.
See SSO guides in the User Management part of documentation for instructions on configuring SSO for your enterprise.
Perform the following to create a user from the platform, and assign roles to the user:
Features can be viewed, and managed in multiple services.
This example shows
User setup in
Step 1: Navigate to user management, and open user creation form.
F5® Distributed Cloud Console> select
Note: Homepage is role based, and your homepage may look different due to your role customization. Select
All Servicesdrop-down menu to discover all options. Customize Settings:
Edit work domain & skillsbutton >
Advancedbox > check
Work Domainboxes >
Namespacefeature is in correct namespace, drop-down selector located in upper-left corner. Not available in all services.
IAMin left-menu > select
Note: If options are not showing available, select
Advanced nav options visiblein bottom left corner. If needed, select
Hideto minimize options from Advanced nav options mode.
+ Add userbutton.
Add new userwindow pops-up.
Step 2: Enter basic configuration, and assign roles to the user.
User Typedrop-down menu option:
SSO User: If you enabled SSO for the tenant.
F5 User: If users log in using their email address and password. SSO must be disabled in order to create a user of type
Debug User: To create a debug user to grant access to F5 Distributed Cloud Services. Create a support representative for troubleshooting purpose. There can be only one debug user at any point of time.
Note: You can have only one of the
Usertype enabled at any point of time.
Enter data for
Userwith steps below:
First Namein box.
Last Namein box.
+ Assign roles and namespacesto customize in pop-up window.
Namespacefrom drop-down menu options, or
all application namespaces.
Optionally, select the
Make Admincheckbox to enable administrator role for the namespace selected.
Roleneeded by checking boxes.
Add rolesbutton to apply roles to the user.
Step 3: Complete user creation.
Send Invitebutton for
F5 Useruser types.
Create Debug Userbutton for
Debug Useruser type.