Data Director system administrators perform Data Director administration on the system level. Organization administrators perform Data Director administration on the organization level.

You create the initial Data Director system administrator account during Data Director setup. That system administrator creates other Data Director users, including other system administrators and organization administrators, and performs administration tasks at the system level.

By default, users do not have roles or permissions and cannot access any organizations. Organization administrators assign roles and permissions to users and grant them access to specific organizations.

System administrators perform system-level operations for Data Director or for an entire organization. System administrators perform the following tasks.

System-level Operations

Operation Type

Examples

Resource management operations

Creating resource bundles.

Assigning resource bundles to organizations.

User and organization management operations

Creating users.

Creating organizations.

Creating organization administrators.

Designating existing users as organization administrators.

Organization administrators perform organization-level operations within their organizations. Organization administrators perform the following tasks.

Organization-level Operations

Operation Type

Examples

Resource management operations

Creating database groups.

Creating database configuration templates.

Creating database backup templates.

Allocating resources to database groups within the organization.

User management operations

Creating organization users.

Granting organization access to existing Data Director users.

Assigning organization roles to users in the organization.

Creating organization roles and granting roles to organization user.

Defining organization permissions and granting permissions to organization users.

By default, Data Director system administrators do not have access to organizations. Organization administrators have access only to their own organization, can create organization users, and can grant access to existing Data Director users.

Data Director system administrators can create users, but only organization administrators can grant those users access to organizations.