User Roles

The following table briefly describes the available user roles and related permissions. For detailed permissions information, see User Role Permissions.

Name Description


Can only manage their user profile and view scan results, including dashboards.

Scan Operator Can create and run scans, but may only use existing scan user-defined templates that were created by a standard user or higher. They can create user target groups for use in scans.


In addition to scan operator privileges, can view user-defined templates that were created by a scan manager user or higher.

Scan Manager

In addition to standard user privileges, can configure scan settings and create, configure, use, and delete user-defined templates. They can also manage scanners, agents, and exclusions.


Has all permissions, is responsible for setting up the account, and knows the organization's architecture. They can create groups to organize different business units, and add and manage users on the account.