Roles Overview

A role is a collection of permissions that defines the level of access granted to a user or a user group. Permissions allow users to perform tasks such as performing backup, restore, and administrative operations (for example, license administration) on entities. To use role-based security, you must create a security association between users or user groups, a role, and entities.

A role can be a part of as many security associations as needed, but each security association can only have one role.

Commvault offers predefined roles that address typical security needs. These roles can be customized by the administrator. For example, the predefined Compliance role includes the permissions needed to use the Compliance Search feature.