Learn about Wavefront permissions.

Permissions, which are assigned at the user level, allow your company’s administrator(s) to control access to Wavefront feature sets.

You can learn more about each set of permissions by clicking the permission headers below:

  • Alert Management - create, edit, and delete alerts as well as maintenance windows, manage alert tags and view alert history, create, edit, and delete webhooks.
  • Browse Data - view all of Wavefront, except for the Proxies and user administration pages. Every user must have Browse Data permission in order to access Wavefront.
  • Dashboard Management - create, manage, and delete all dashboards and charts and manage dashboard tags.
  • Direct Data Ingestion - ingest metrics using API endpoints, bypassing proxies.
  • Embed Charts - generate HTML snippets of Wavefront charts and embed them outside of the platform.
  • Event Management - create, manage, and close events and manage event tags.
  • External Links Management - create, update, and delete external links.
  • Integration Management - install and uninstall integration dashboards.
  • Metrics Management - manually hide and unhide metrics and metric prefixes from being displayed in the Metrics browser and autocomplete dropdown while creating a ts() query.
  • Proxy Management - view, create, and manage proxies and set up external integrations with AWS.
  • Derived Metrics Management - create and manage registered queries, which support reingesting a query.
  • Source Tag Management - manage sources and source tags.
  • User Management - add and remove users and administer permissions.

To see which permissions you currently have, click the gear icon in the top right of the task bar and select your username. Your profile lists the permissions assigned to your account. To request additional permissions, contact a user with User Management permission.