Application Security: Managing user accounts and permissions with Visual Guard WebConsole

Visual Guard WebConsole

The following screenshots are a preview of the VG WebConsole 2.0.

The VG WebConsole allows the management of user accounts and permissions for all the applications enterprise-wide.
The logo, graphical charter and options displayed can be customized to fit with your company's requirements.

The Dashboard

The Dashboard gives an overview of the main Identity Management tasks:
User Management, Role Management, and Auditing.

The Dashboard adapts to the role of the connected user. This screenshot shows full-trust permissions.
An administrator with restricted permissions would see only some of the available options.

Manage Users panel

This panel gives access to the creation and maintenance of user accounts.
This is the entry point to grant a role to a user, unblock or approve an account, etc...

Create a user: Select the type of account

Visual Guard normally offers two options:

  • You can create VG username/password accounts.
  • You can reuse existing Windows accounts or groups stored in Active Directory.

Note: If you are looking for another authentication mode, please contact us

Create a username/password user account

This is the user creation form for a username/password account.
In this case, authentication is managed by Visual Guard using the membership provider.
It relies on an Asp membership provider.

Declare a Windows account or group

This form allows you to retrieve Windows accounts and groups, and to grant them permissions in your applications.
In this case, Visual Guard reuses the Windows authentication mechanism and applies Single-Sign-On.

Grant roles to users (Restricted User Administrator Display)

This form allows you to grant a role to a newly created user.
This display is destined to non-technical staff and includes user guidance to choose the appropriate role.

Grant roles to users

Grant roles to users (Full-trust User Administrator Display)

This form allows you to grant a role to a newly created user.
This display is destined to the advanced administrator and shows the roles in a treeview.

Grant roles to users full trust user

Manage Application Roles

This section of the VG WebConsole allows you to manage the roles in all your applications.

When you click on Create Role, the following page opens

Two types of roles are available:

  • Shared roles gather permissions related to a group of applications.
  • Application roles are unique to an application.

You may enable one or both of them, depending on the architecture of

Here is an example of the creation of a shared role:

Below is the page that enables you to assign a permission set to a role:

This page allows you to review the details of a page and to edit the list

Role details