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IDERA Dashboard requires specific permissions and rights for properly functioning services and repository.

Recommended permissions for trial installations

TypeRequirement

Windows Permissions

Your Windows logon account has local Administrator permissions.

SQL Server Privileges

Your Windows logon account is a member of the sysadmin fixed server role on the SQL Server instance.

Required permissions for production installations

AccountActionRequirement

Windows user account

  • Allows you to perform IDERA Dashboard tasks, such as adding an instance, using standard SQL authentication.
  • Allows you to create the IDERA Dashboard Repository database.
  • Allows you to access the IDERA Dashboard Repository.
  • Allows you to start/restart the IDERA Dashboard Service.
  • Windows administrator permission on the IDERA Dashboard computer.
  • Read and write privileges on the IDERA Dashboard Repository database, execute privileges for stored procedures.

SQL Server login

  • Allows you to perform IDERA Dashboard tasks, such as adding an instance, using standard SQL authentication.
  • Allows you to create the IDERA Dashboard Repository database.
  • Allows you to access the IDERA Dashboard Repository.
  • Allows you to start/restart the IDERA Dashboard Service.
  • sysadmin OR
    dbcreator and securityadmin permissions.
  • Read and write privileges on the IDERA Dashboard Repository database, execute privileges for stored procedures.

IDERA Dashboard Service account

  • Allows you to install IDERA Dashboard
  • Allows the IDERA Dashboard Service to access the IDERA Dashboard Repository database.
  • Allows you to start/restart the IDERA Dashboard Service.
  • Windows administrator permission on the IDERA Dashboard computer.

Required permissions for managing elements

ActionRequirement
Manage users

Managing user account must have Administrator privileges on the domain Active Directory where the users reside.

Manage instances

Managing user account must have Administrator privileges on the instance.

Manage productsManaging user account must have Administrator privileges to edit the products.

IDERA Dashboard Roles

Assigning permissions to these registered users can be done from the Manage Users window available from the Administration menu. IDERA Dashboard includes the following user roles:

  • Dashboard Administrator
  • Dashboard Guest
  • Product Administrator
  • Product User
  • Product Guest

Assign these unique roles to each IDERA product and the combination of product and role equate a permission for user.

To learn more about User Roles, see Manage Users.



IDERA Dashboard provides an integrated user experience for the IDERA products in your environment.
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