In this article, we will be discussing the role and permission access for the Cluster Owner and Cluster Manager roles in Incorta Cloud, previously known as Admin and Incorta Admin.
Cluster Owner has full View and Manage access for all the settings and configurations of the cluster. Cluster Manager has similar access to the Cluster Owner but is limited by minor differences.
First, let’s talk about the View and Manage access which both Owner and Manager have:
Cluster Configurations: These include all the settings about cluster sizing, node services, and many more.
Cluster Administration Users: This gives permission to the user so that they can add/ delete existing and new users to the cluster.
Data Apps: Ability to install data apps onto the cluster.
Analytics Sub-cluster: Virtual containers for analytics services.
Access Token: An access token can be used to temporarily access the cluster from the backend.
IP Whitelisting: Granting network access to specific IP addresses.
Connect/ Disconnect Cluster: Connect or disconnect the cluster depending on the activity/ inactivity.
Now, let’s talk about the differences. While the Owner has full access, the Manager does not have the access to configure the below settings:
Upgrade Version: Upgrading the cluster to use the latest features of the software. Release notes of the latest and previous versions can be found here.
Clone/ Delete Cluster: Permission to delete or clone the cluster.
Billing: Permission to manage and view the billing details for the cluster.
Apart from Owner and Manager, there are two additional roles called the User and Billing User which can be assigned.
Both of these roles are limited. User has only View access to cluster configurations, data apps, and analytics sub-clusters.
Meanwhile, Billing User has manage access to cluster configurations and data apps. Also, Billing User has View access to cluster configurations, cluster administration users, data apps, analytics sub-cluster, IP whitelisting, and billing.
Manager can invite other users and provide User and Manager level access while the Owner can provide Manager, Billing User, and User level access to others. There can be only one Owner role (the person who created the cluster) but many Manager roles per cluster.