Manage users

This section describes how to manage the users on the domain. A user is an administrator, a service or a user of a device.

Create user

Note

Only local users can be created.

To create a user:

  1. On the Domain admin tab, click User management.

    The User management workbench appears.

  2. Select a user group.

  3. Click Create user.

    The Create new user dialog box appears.

  4. Type User name, Email, other user information and optionally Password.

    Note

    The password is automatically created if a password is not set.

  5. Select a role and then click add-arrow.png.

    The role is added to the Roles box and privileges are added to the Inherited from role(s) box.

  6. Optionally, select a privilege and then click remove-arrow.png.

    The privilege is added to the Privileges box.

  7. Optionally, select the Send Self Service registration email.

  8. Click OK.

  9. To create a user:

Edit user

  1. On the Domain admin tab, click User management.

    The User management workbench appears.

  2. Find and select the user, and then click Edit.

  3. Edit the user according to the following table and then click Save.

Setting

Description

User information

The user information, for example User name and email address, cannot be changed for users that are synchronized with the Active Directory.

Attributes

If the Virtual check box is selected, then the user is synchronized with the Active Directory.

If the Virutal check box is cleared, then the user is a local user and is not synchronized with the Active Directory.

Roles

To add a Role:

  • Select a role and then click add-arrow.png.

    The role is added to the Roles box. Privileges that are connected to the role are added to the Inherited from role(s) box.

To remove a Role:

  • Select a role and then click remove-arrow.png.

    The role is removed from the Roles box. Privileges that are connected to the role are removed from the Inherited from role(s) box.

Privileges

To add a Privilege:

  • Select a privilege and then click add-arrow.png.

    The privilege is added to the Privileges box.

To remove a Privilege:

  • Select a privilege and then click remove-arrow.png.

    The privilege is removed from the Privileges box.

Metadata

Metadata is additional information about the user. Metadata can for example be used to categorize a user. Metadata can be created by an administrator or automatically by the system. A metadata key beginning with “X” is server generated and a metadata key beginning with “ss” is Self Service generated.

Mailbox

The Mailbox information is synchronized information from Exchange and is only shown if the user is using Collaboration services.

Delete user

Note

Only local users can be deleted.

To delete a user:

  1. Select a user.

  2. Click Delete.

Set password

Note

A new password can only be set for local users.

To set a new password for a user:

  1. Select a user.

  2. Click Set password.

    The Set password dialog box appears.

  3. Type a New password, and the click Set.

    The Send mail dialog box appears.

  4. Click Yes to send an email to the user.

Lock

  1. Select a user.

  2. To lock the user from access on any client, click Lock.

  3. To unlock the user, click Unlock.

Send registration email

To send a registration message to a user:

  1. Select a user.

  2. Click Send registration email.

    The Registration Message Options dialog box appears.

  3. To generate a new password, select the Generate password check box.

  4. To send a registration email, select the Send Mail check box.

  5. To send a registration SMS, select the Send SMS check box.

  6. Click Send.

Note

A registration message should only be sent to local users.

Create user group

  1. On the Domain admin tab, click User management.

    The User management workbench appears.

  2. Select a user group.

  3. Click Create group.

    The Create group dialog box appears.

  4. Type a name and then click Create.