IT and Ops

Starting in May 2022, ThoughtSpot rebranded pinboards as Liveboards. For backward compatibility, we currently support internal processes and external methods that use the older naming convention.

As an Admin, you have a vital role to manage the ThoughtSpot application, including managing users, authentication, deployment, and so on. These are the Admin tasks that you have to complete to make ThoughtSpot available for everyone in your organization.

Manage users

Before people can log in and use ThoughtSpot, you need to create a username, a password, and a membership in one or more groups for them. Use the Admin Console to easily create and manage your users.

Manage groups

Before people can log in and use ThoughtSpot, you need to create a membership in one or more groups for them, with the correct privileges. Use the Admin Console to easily create and manage your user groups.

Manage local authentication

ThoughtSpot supports internal authentication.

Manage authentication through Active Directory

ThoughtSpot supports user authentication through Active Directory.

Manage authentication through SAML

ThoughtSpot supports user authentication through SAML.

Sync users and groups from LDAP

Use this procedure to synchronize your ThoughtSpot system with an LDAP server through Active Directory.

Software deployment

Learn how to install ThoughtSpot Software on a cloud provider, VMware, or on a hardware appliance.

Style customization

Customize the ThoughtSpot application style.

Help customization

Customize the ThoughtSpot help menu.

View cluster information

View system information about your cluster.

View alert information

View system alerts.

Monitor app performance

The Performance Tracking Liveboard contains essential information about your ThoughtSpot cluster’s performance. Use this Liveboard to understand query latency, user traffic, how users are interacting with ThoughtSpot, most frequently loaded tables, and so on.

View user adoption information

View the User Adoption Liveboard to learn how your users are interacting with ThoughtSpot.

In-app acceptance of ThoughtSpot’s use agreement

Accept ThoughtSpot’s use agreement from within the application.

Deploy software

Learn how to install ThoughtSpot Software on a cloud provider, VMware, or on a hardware appliance.

Troubleshooting

Learn the basics of troubleshooting for ThoughtSpot.

Security

Learn how to implement security features.

Mobile app

Access your ThoughtSpot cluster on the ThoughtSpot mobile app to view and create Answers and Liveboards.