12 Getting Started with Administration

Administration tasks include registering applications, importing and exporting dimensions, creating views, data chains and alternate viewpoints. Service administration tasks include adding users, groups and maintaining the environment.

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Identity Domain Administration Tasks

The Identity Domain Administrator creates users within Oracle Cloud My Services and assigns predefined roles, see Users in a Traditional Cloud Account and Understanding Predefined Roles.

Service Administration Tasks

A Service Administrator is a user with the predefined role of Service Administrator, and does these tasks:

  1. Assigns application roles to users within Access Control, see Access Control and Understanding Application Roles and Permissions.
  2. Migrates artifacts across test and production environments. See Using Migration.
  3. Performs daily maintenance, see Using the Maintenance Snapshot.

    Note:

    You must have the predefined role of Service Administrator to do these tasks.

Administration Tasks

An Administrator is a user with the predefined role of User. This table lists administration tasks and the minimum required roles and permissions needed to perform the tasks.

Task Role Permission See

Assign permissions

  Owner on the dimension to assign permissions to the data chain objects in that dimension

Owner on the view to assign view permissions

See Understanding Application Roles and Permissions.

Create sample application

You need the Service Administrator predefined role to create sample applications.

 

Creating a Sample Application

Create a View

View Creator application role  

Working with Views

Register applications

Application Creator application role  

Understanding Registering Applications

Modify applications

  Owner on the application

Understanding Modifying Applications

Manage the lifecycle of data objects with archiving

  Owner on the data object Understanding the Lifecycle of Data Objects and the Data Chain

Import dimensions

 

Data Manager on the dimension that you want to import to

Importing Dimensions

Export dimensions

 

Data Manager on the dimension that you want to export from

Exporting Dimensions

Create alternate viewpoints

  Data Manager on the dimension and Owner on the view

Defining Alternate Viewpoints

Create data chain objects

  Owner on the dimension

Creating Node Types

Creating Hierarchy Sets

Creating Node Sets

Creating a Viewpoint

Manage data  

Participant(Read) on the data chain object to view data

Participant(Write) on the data chain object to make changes using requests

Owner on an application or dimension to configure an approval policy for data objects in that application or dimension

Working with Properties

Understanding Validations and Constraints

Configuring Policies

Recreate service You need the Service Administrator predefined role to recreate the service.   Recreating the Service

To perform some administration tasks, you need roles which are assigned by the Service Administrator:

  • You need the Application Creator role to register applications. After a application is registered you are assigned Owner permission to the application, enabling you to update the application and data, create data objects, and to give users permission to use the application.

  • You need the View Creator role to create views. After a view is created you are assigned Owner permission to the view, enabling you to update the view, and to give users permission on the view.