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Sumo Logic

Role Capabilities

You can assign any of the following capabilities when you create roles.

Data Management

Capability Description
Manage connections Manage the connections that allow you to send alerts to other tools.
Manage Collectors Install and manage installed and hosted Collectors and Sources. Manage permission automatically includes view permission.
Manage Ingest Budgets Manage ingest budgets. Enabling this will automatically enable the Manage Collectors capability. The Manage Collectors capability on its own permits the re-assignment of budgets to different Collectors, but not creating or deleting them.
Manage data volume feed Enable and manage the data volume index for your account to avoid using On-Demand Capacity, and to determine when you need to upgrade your account.
View Collectors View and Collectors and Sources that have already been installed or added.
Manage field extraction rules Manage field extractions, which speed the search process by automatically parsing fields as log messages are ingested.
View Partitions View Partitions.
Manage Partitions Create, edit, and delete Partitions.
View Scheduled Views View Scheduled Views.
Manage Scheduled Views Create, edit, and delete Scheduled Views.
Manage Indexes View, create, edit, and delete Scheduled Views and Partitions.
Manage S3 data forwarding Manage S3 data forwarding from Sumo Logic to an S3 bucket.
Manage Content Manage the content for your organization. This provides access to Admin Mode in the Library.
Manage Tokens Manage Installation Tokens.
View Account Overview View the Account Overview page.


Capability Description
Manage monitors Edit, mute, or delete metrics monitors. This capability isn't required to view metrics monitors.
Manage Logs-to-Metrics Create, edit, or delete Logs-to-Metrics rules. 
Manage Metrics Transformation Rules Create, edit, or delete Metrics Transformation rules
Manage Metric Rules Create, edit, or delete Metric Rules.


Capability Description
Manage password policy Set the password policy for your Sumo Logic account.
Whitelist IP addresses Explicitly grant access to specific IP addresses or address ranges.
Manage access keys Set up, activate, deactivate, or delete access keys for your organization.
Manage support account access Enable management of the Sumo Logic support account for your organization.
Manage audit data feed. Enable and manage the Audit Index, which provides information on the internal events that occur in your account associated with account management, user activity, and scheduled searches.
Manage SAML Provision and manage SAML for single sign-on to your Sumo Logic accounts.
Manage users and roles  Access the web app pages to manage users and roles.
Share dashboards outside of the organization Share a dashboard with users who don't have access to Sumo Logic.
Manage organization settings Configure a concurrent user sessions limit.


Capability Description
Share dashboards with the whitelist Share dashboards in view-only mode with no login required. Viewers must be connecting from IP addresses specified in your service whitelist.
Share dashboards with the world Share dashboards in view-only mode with no login required. Anyone with the URL can view the dashboard without logging in.