Setting Permissions

Step-by-step instructions on setting user and group permissions

Updated over a week ago

This article describes how to assign permissions to individual users and to groups. For an overview of the Verkada permissions model, please see User Permissions Overview.

Cameras/Air Quality Sensors/Viewing Stations

Set site and sub-site permissions while adding a user

  1. Select Admin from the All Products menu

  2. Navigate to Users under Org Settings

  3. Select Add User at the top right of the page

  4. Enter the user's email address, optionally make them an Organization Admin and/or add them to one or more existing groups, then select Add User

  5. Grant the user the desired role for each site and sub-site

Set site and sub-site permissions while adding a group

  1. Select Admin from the All Products menu

  2. Navigate to Groups under Org Settings

  3. Select Create Group at the top right of the page

  4. Enter the group's name, then select Create

  5. Grant the group the desired role for each site and sub-site

Set site and sub-site permissions for existing users and groups

  1. Select Admin from the All Products menu

  2. Navigate to Org Settings followed by Users or Groups

  3. Select the desired user or group

  4. Click Manage Roles

  5. Grant the desired site and sub-site roles within the Manage Roles section

OR

  1. Select Cameras from the All Products menu

  2. Select Camera

  3. Select Manage Sites

  4. Hover over the desired site and select the Shield/Edit Permissions Icon

  5. Grant the desired roles for users and groups

Set Organization Admin permissions

  1. Select Admin from the All Products menu

  2. Navigate to Users under Org Settings

  3. Choose the user whom you would like to make an Organization Admin

  4. Select User Actions then Grant Org Admin

  5. To revoke Organization Admin permissions, choose Remove Organization Admin

  6. Confirm your change by selecting Confirm

Access Control

Requirements

Set permissions while creating a user

  1. Select Access from the All Products menu

  2. Choose Access Users at the left

  3. Choose Manage at the top right corner

  4. Select Add User from the list

  5. Give the user a first and last name (and optionally an email) then select Next

  6. Set up the key card and entry code for the user if desired. Enable Remote Unlock for the user if you want them to access doors using our Verkada Pass app

  7. Select Next

  8. Add the user to the desired existing access group(s) then select Done

Modifying existing users

  1. Select Access from the All Products menu

  2. Choose Access Users at the left

  3. Choose the user that you want to modify

  4. To change the user's personal details and access settings (i.e. card numbers, keypad codes, and Verkada Pass App access), select Profile on the top of the page.

  5. To change the user's door access, select Access on the top of the page. Select Add Group to add this user to an existing access group. To remove the user from an access group, hover over the access group's name and choose the X icon.

Alarms

Set Alarms permissions for existing users and groups

  1. Select Admin from the All Products menu

  2. Navigate to Org Settings followed by Users or Groups

  3. Select the desired user or group

  4. Select the Alarm User checkbox next to the user or site in a group to grant them alarm user permissions

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