Create custom experiences for each type of user on the server by specifying which role a
user has and which workspaces they can access.
In Access Control, click
Find the workspace you want to add users to and click
A user must be a member of a workspace to access the systems and data within
the workspace. This is true for both the SystemLink Web Application and
SystemLink REST APIs.
Click Role mappings.
Click +Mapping and select the attribute associated with
the user(s) who will have this role.
If you enabled single sign-on for your server, select the
attribute that matches the authentication protocol your organization uses. Refer
to the NI Web Server help to learn more about authentication
Enter the user name, group name, or other attribute for the user(s) you are
mapping to the role.
In the Role column, select the role you want to assign
to the user.
You can select a role you have defined or one of the predefined roles that
install with SystemLink.
If you assign a user backed by your identity
provider to the Server Administrator role, NI
recommends disabling the admin user in NI Web Server
Optional: If a user or group of users needs to have more than one role, create a separate
mapping for each role.
After a user logs in to SystemLink for the first time, their account
appears under Access Control»Users.
If a user or group of users needs access to more than one
workspace, repeat these steps for each workspace.
If you add a user to multiple workspaces, the user will see resources in
those workspaces simultaneously within grids and other views in the web
When a user logs in to SystemLink, they can navigate to Account»Workspaces to confirm you have assigned them the correct role(s) and