Datto Partner Portal: Assigning a Security Admin



This article explains the new Security Admin employee role in the Datto Partner Portal. Use this article to learn the Security Admin's function, and how to assign the role to employees in your company. 


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The Security Admin role lets you grant employees the right to manage security settings for your company's account. 

Who can assign the Security Admin role?

Only Admin-level users can assign the Security Admin role. 

How many Security Admins can I designate?

You can assign up to two Security Admins per company.

What can a Security Admin do?

The Security Admin role gives an employee all the permissions of the Admin role, as well as the ability to access the Company Settings page. Security admins are the only employees who can access that page.

Assigning a Security Admin

1. In the Datto Partner Portal, click the Admin tab, then select Manage Employees from the drop-down menu.

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: The Datto Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

2. If you are adding a new employee as a Security Admin, click the Add Employee button. If you are assigning the role to an existing employee, click the pencil icon in their information line to open the Edit Employee window. 

mceclip2.pngFigure 2: The Manage Employees page (click to enlarge)

3. In the Role drop-down menu, select Admin, then click Yes under Is employee a security admin?

mceclip4.pngFigure 3: The Edit Employee window (click to enlarge)

Identifying Security Admins

On the Partner Portal's Manage Employees page, Security Admins will appear with a "globe and lock" icon in their list row.

2020-06-24_14-56-37.pngFigure 4: The Manage Employees page (click to enlarge)

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