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Types of inSync administrators

inSync On-premise 5.4 Administrator Guide
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Types of inSync administrators

The following table lists the types of administrators for each inSync edition.

Administrator type Available in... Description
Server administrator
  • inSync Private Cloud
  • inSync Enterprise
  • inSync Professional

A server administrator can perform all core inSync activities such as configuring, managing, and monitoring inSync. A server administrator can create other server, profile, and legal administrators. Only other server administrators can manage a server administrator.

Profile administrator
  • inSync Private Cloud
  • inSync Enterprise

A profile administrator has restricted access associated with their profiles. They have necessary permissions such as edit profile, add users, and restore data. Only a server administrator can change these permissions.

Legal administrator
  • inSync Private Cloud
  • inSync Enterprise

A legal administrator can perform activities related to legal hold such as creating and deleting legal hold polices, adding and removing users from legal hold, viewing and accessing backed up data. Only a server administrator can create and delete a legal administrator. 

Administrator roles and responsibilities

The following table lists the responsibilities of the inSync administrators.

Responsibility Server administrator Profile administrator with Edit permission Profile administrator with Add users permission Profile administrator with Restore data permission Legal administrator
Monitor inSync through the dashboard and other module pages

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Create and manage storage          
Create new storage, storage pool, storage nodes

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Manage existing storage, storage pool, storage nodes

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Compact storage

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Delete storage, storage pool, storage nodes

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Manage profiles          
Create new profiles

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Create a copy of an existing profile

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Modify existing profiles

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Delete profiles

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Manage users          
Create new users

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Import users from CSV/AD Mapping

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Enable users

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Disable users

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Reset password for users

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Download Authkeys for users

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Change profile of users

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View share content of users

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Delete users

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Create and manage legal hold

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Access backed up data using WebDAV

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Manage devices          
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Upgrade devices yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Enable devices yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Disable devices yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Delete devices yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Restore backup data yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Manage snapshots yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Decommission devices yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Mark devices on hold yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Mark devices normal yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Manage share          
View share content of inSync users yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
View inSync user activities yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
View share content of the guest users yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Delete guest users yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Reset password for the guest users yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Create, manage, and delete share groups yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Create, manage, and delete workspaces yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Analyze inSync data and activities          
Search data insights yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
View user audit trail yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
View admin audit trail yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Download admin audit trail yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Manage Active Directory accounts          
Create new AD mappings yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Import users yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Generate mass deployment token yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Delete AD Mapping yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Create and manage High Availability policies yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Create and manage other administrators yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Configure inSync settings yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
View reports and server activities yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Email, download reports and server activities yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
Modify alert subscriptions yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png yes.png
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