Managing administrators

Edit an administrator

  • Standard

  • IdP Template

  • IdP

  • Sectigo Authentication Service

  • API

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select a standard administrator.

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Update the administrator’s personal information.

    1. Click the Edit icon in the top right of the Edit Admin dialog.

    2. Complete the Edit Standard Admin fields based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Username

      The administrator’s username for the purpose of identification and access

      Email

      The administrator’s email address

      Forename, Surname

      The administrator’s first name (forename) and last name (surname)

      Title

      The administrator’s title

      Telephone Number

      The administrator’s phone number

      Street, Locality, State/Province, Postal Code, Country

      The administrator’s address details

      Relationship

      The nature of the administrator’s relationship with the organizations or departments that they are delegated to (such as, employee or third party)

    3. Click Next.

  5. Update the Roles & Privileges tab fields.

    1. Select an administrator role.

    2. Assign administrator privileges based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Allow creation of peer admin users

      The administrator can create other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow editing of peer admin users

      The administrator can edit other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow deleting of peer admin users

      The administrator can remove other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow to manage organizations/departments

      The administrator can do the following:

      • Create new organizations

      • View, edit, and delete delegated organizations

      • Create new departments under delegated organizations

      • Manage certificate settings, notification templates, access control lists, and EV details for delegated organizations

      Allow DCV

      The administrator can initiate domain control validation for newly created domains

      Allow SSL details changing

      The administrator can change SSL certificate request details prior to approval

      Automatically approve certificate requests

      Certificate requests initiated by the administrator are automatically approved

      Allow certificate revocation

      The administrator can revoke certificates

      MS AD Discovery

      The MRAO administrator can access the Settings  MS Agents page, download and install MS Agents, and view the certificates and web servers discovered by MS Agents by scanning respective AD servers.

      Allow download keys from Key Vault

      The administrator can download certificate private keys stored in Sectigo Key Vault

      Approve domain delegation

      The administrator can approve domain delegation requests by other administrators of their own level or lower

  6. Update the Authentication tab fields.

    1. Enter and confirm a password for the new administrator.

    2. (Optional) Select a valid client certificate for use in authentication.

    3. (Optional) Configure SAML IdP by selecting an identity provider and entering the appropriate EPPN.

  7. Click Save.

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select an IdP template.

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Update the template name.

    1. Click the Edit icon in the top right of the Edit IdP Template dialog.

    2. Update the template name.

    3. Click Next.

  5. Update the Roles & Privileges tab fields.

    1. Select an administrator role.

    2. For RAO and DRAO administrators, select the certificate types and organizations or departments that can be managed.

    3. Assign administrator privileges based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Allow creation of peer admin users

      The administrator can create other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow editing of peer admin users

      The administrator can edit other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow deleting of peer admin users

      The administrator can remove other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow to manage organizations/departments

      The administrator can do the following:

      • Create new organizations

      • View, edit, and delete delegated organizations

      • Create new departments under delegated organizations

      • Manage certificate settings, notification templates, access control lists, and EV details for delegated organizations

      Allow DCV

      The administrator can initiate domain control validation for newly created domains

      Allow SSL details changing

      The administrator can change SSL certificate request details prior to approval

      Automatically approve certificate requests

      Certificate requests initiated by the administrator are automatically approved

      Allow certificate revocation

      The administrator can revoke certificates

      MS AD Discovery

      The administrator can access the Settings  MS Agents page, download and install MS Agents, and view the certificates and web servers discovered by MS Agents by scanning respective AD servers

      Allow download keys from Key Vault

      The administrator can download certificate private keys stored in Sectigo Key Vault

      Approve domain delegation

      The administrator can approve domain delegation requests by other administrators of their own level or lower

  6. Update the Authentication tab fields.

    1. Select an identity provider for SAML IdP.

    2. Configure IdP Attribute mapping based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      cn

      The user’s full name or common name

      displayname

      A human-readable display name for the user

      entitlement

      Information about the user’s access rights or permissions

      eppn

      A unique identifier for individuals within education and research institutions, often resembling an email address

      givenname

      The user’s first name

      groups

      Information about the user’s group memberships or affiliations

      mail

      The user’s email address

      schachomeorganization

      The user’s organization identifier

      sn

      The user’s last name or surname

      uid

      A unique identifier for the user within an organization or system

  7. Click Save.

IdP administrators created from an IdP template cannot have their roles and privileges edited unless they are unlinked from the template through the Menu icon in the top right of the Edit IdP Admin dialog.
  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select an IdP administrator.

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Update the administrator’s personal information.

    1. Click the Edit icon in the top right of the Edit Admin dialog.

    2. Complete the Edit IdP Admin fields based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Email

      The administrator’s email address

      Forename, Surname

      The administrator’s first name (forename) and last name (surname)

      Title

      The administrator’s title

      Telephone Number

      The administrator’s phone number

      Street, Locality, State/Province, Postal Code, Country

      The administrator’s address details

      Relationship

      The nature of the administrator’s relationship with the organizations or departments that they are delegated to (such as, employee or third party)

    3. Click Next.

  5. Update the Roles & Privileges tab fields.

    1. Select an administrator role.

    2. For RAO and DRAO administrators, select the certificate types and organizations or departments that can be managed.

    3. Assign administrator privileges based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Allow creation of peer admin users

      The administrator can create other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow editing of peer admin users

      The administrator can edit other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow deleting of peer admin users

      The administrator can remove other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow to manage organizations/departments

      The administrator can do the following:

      • Create new organizations

      • View, edit, and delete delegated organizations

      • Create new departments under delegated organizations

      • Manage certificate settings, notification templates, access control lists, and EV details for delegated organizations

      Allow DCV

      The administrator can initiate domain control validation for newly created domains

      Allow SSL details changing

      The administrator can change SSL certificate request details prior to approval

      Automatically approve certificate requests

      Certificate requests initiated by the administrator are automatically approved

      Allow certificate revocation

      The administrator can revoke certificates

      MS AD Discovery

      The administrator can access the Settings  MS Agents page, download and install MS Agents, and view the certificates and web servers discovered by MS Agents by scanning respective AD servers

      Allow download keys from Key Vault

      The administrator can download certificate private keys stored in Sectigo Key Vault

      Approve domain delegation

      The administrator can approve domain delegation requests by other administrators of their own level or lower

  6. Click Save.

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select a Sectigo Authentication Service administrator.

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Update the administrator’s personal information.

    1. Click the Edit icon in the top right of the Edit Admin dialog.

    2. Complete the Edit Sectigo Authentication Service Admin fields based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Email

      The administrator’s email address

      Forename, Surname

      The administrator’s first name (forename) and last name (surname)

      Title

      The administrator’s title

      Telephone Number

      The administrator’s phone number

      Street, Locality, State/Province, Postal Code, Country

      The administrator’s address details

      Relationship

      The nature of the administrator’s relationship with the organizations or departments that they are delegated to (such as, employee or third party)

    3. Click Next.

  5. Update the Roles & Privileges tab fields.

    1. Select an administrator role.

    2. For RAO and DRAO administrators, select the certificate types and organizations or departments that can be managed.

    3. Assign administrator privileges based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Allow creation of peer admin users

      The administrator can create other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow editing of peer admin users

      The administrator can edit other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow deleting of peer admin users

      The administrator can remove other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow to manage organizations/departments

      The administrator can do the following:

      • Create new organizations

      • View, edit, and delete delegated organizations

      • Create new departments under delegated organizations

      • Manage certificate settings, notification templates, access control lists, and EV details for delegated organizations

      Allow DCV

      The administrator can initiate domain control validation for newly created domains

      Allow SSL details changing

      The administrator can change SSL certificate request details prior to approval

      Automatically approve certificate requests

      Certificate requests initiated by the administrator are automatically approved

      Allow certificate revocation

      The administrator can revoke certificates

      MS AD Discovery

      The administrator can access the Settings  MS Agents page, download and install MS Agents, and view the certificates and web servers discovered by MS Agents by scanning respective AD servers

      Allow download keys from Key Vault

      The administrator can download certificate private keys stored in Sectigo Key Vault

      Approve domain delegation

      The administrator can approve domain delegation requests by other administrators of their own level or lower

  6. Click Save.

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select an API administrator.

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Update the administrator’s personal information.

    1. Click the Edit icon in the top right of the Edit Admin dialog.

    2. Complete the Edit API Admin fields based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Username

      The administrator’s username for the purpose of identification and access

      Email

      The administrator’s email address

      Forename, Surname

      The administrator’s first name (forename) and last name (surname)

      Title

      The administrator’s title

      Telephone Number

      The administrator’s phone number

      Street, Locality, State/Province, Postal Code, Country

      The administrator’s address details

      Relationship

      The nature of the administrator’s relationship with the organizations or departments that they are delegated to (such as, employee or third party)

    3. Click Next.

  5. Update the Roles & Privileges tab fields.

    1. Select an administrator role.

    2. For RAO and DRAO administrators, select the certificate types and organizations or departments that can be managed.

    3. Assign administrator privileges based on the information provided in the following table.

      Field Description

      Allow creation of peer admin users

      The administrator can create other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow editing of peer admin users

      The administrator can edit other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow deleting of peer admin users

      The administrator can remove other administrators of their own level or lower

      Allow to manage organizations/departments

      The administrator can do the following:

      • Create new organizations

      • View, edit, and delete delegated organizations

      • Create new departments under delegated organizations

      • Manage certificate settings, notification templates, access control lists, and EV details for delegated organizations

      Allow DCV

      The administrator can initiate domain control validation for newly created domains

      Allow SSL details changing

      The administrator can change SSL certificate request details prior to approval

      Automatically approve certificate requests

      Certificate requests initiated by the administrator are automatically approved

      Allow certificate revocation

      The administrator can revoke certificates

      MS AD Discovery

      The administrator can access the Settings  MS Agents page, download and install MS Agents, and view the certificates and web servers discovered by MS Agents by scanning respective AD servers

      Allow download keys from Key Vault

      The administrator can download certificate private keys stored in Sectigo Key Vault

      Approve domain delegation

      The administrator can approve domain delegation requests by other administrators of their own level or lower

  6. Update the Authentication tab fields.

    1. Enter and confirm a password for the new administrator.

    2. (Optional) Select a valid client certificate for use in authentication.

  7. Click Save.

Change an administrator’s type

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select an administrator and click Change Type.

  3. Select the new administrator type.

  4. Update the administrator’s personal details as needed.

  5. Click Next.

  6. Update the administrator’s roles, privileges, and authentication details as needed.

  7. Click Save.

Delete an administrator

  1. Navigate to Settings  Admins.

  2. Select an administrator and click the Delete icon.

  3. (Optional) If prompted, select a new administrator to take ownership of the deleted admin’s certificates.

  4. Click Delete.

There must always be at least one MRAO administrator.