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Create and manage accounts for Cyral control plane users

The Account users tab in the Cyral control plane UI allows you to manage Cyral administrators.

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This section of the UI is not used to manage repository accounts that you will map for SSO-authenticated repository users. For such accounts, see Manage identity mappings.

Add a single Cyral administrator

To add a user who can do tasks in the Cyral control plane follow these steps:

  1. Click Account users in the left navigation bar.
  2. Click the plus sign.
  3. In the Add User screen, provide the users name and email address.
  4. For Role choose a role designation to determine what actions they'll be allowed to take. See Manage Cyral roles.
  5. Click Add User.

Cyral will email the user a link that allows them to complete their registration and set a password.

Add Cyral administrators using SSO groups

If you've enabled SSO for Cyral, you can use SSO groups in your identity provider (for example, a group in Okta) to give people administrative rights in Cyral. See this up as shown here:

  1. Set up SSO between Cyral and your identity provider.
  2. Make sure your identity provider has an appropriate group for your Cyral administrators. You can create a role for each type of administrator you want to have, and then map a unique SSO group to that role.
  3. Map your SSO group to a Cyral role that has administrative rights.

Once the above mapping exists, you can make any SSO user a Cyral administrator by adding them to the right group in your identity provider.