DAM administrator guide

Last updated: Nov-14-2022

If you're a Master admin or Admin user, it may be your responsibility to define the way the DAM will be used in your organization, or within specific Cloudinary product environment(s). This includes adding users, configuring user roles and permissions, defining Media Library user groups, creating and managing structured metadata fields, and monitoring usage statistics, graphs, and other reports. Users with a Master admin role can additionally set Media Library and overall account options.

This guide provides detailed information about these topics:

Topic Description
User and group management Create and manage the users and user groups in your account, and grant different permissions levels.
SAML provisioning Automatically create and manage the users and user groups in your account, and grant different permissions levels.
Settings and preferences View and set Media Library preferences, account and product environment settings, and choose which optional apps to make available to your account users.
Dynamic folders Learn about the features available and differences from default behavior when dynamic folders mode is enabled for your product environment.
Upload presets Create upload presets to standardize the way Media Library users upload assets.
Structured metadata Define the structured metadata fields that can be set for your media assets to improve searchability and discoverability.
Asset management Configure settings that enable users to perform certain actions on their assets, and set security options for assets directly.
Asset usage data View usage reports and statistics.
Dynamic templating Enables DAM users to create customized marketing assets or adaptations from Adobe InDesign templates directly within the Cloudinary DAM.

Before going on to plan and configure the way the Cloudinary DAM will be used in your organization, you'll also want to familiarize yourself with the DAM capabilities available through the Media Library by taking a look at the high level overview in the Get started page and all the pages of the DAM user guide, which describes all features available to Media Library users, including:

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