Add a User Account

You must have Administrator permission to add user accounts.

Each person must have a user account to access and manage an array group. The Administrator controls a user's access to the group by assigning a specific role to each user.

At a minimum, each user account must have a:
  • username
  • full name
  • role
  • inactivity timeout interval
Optional. A user account can also have a:
  • description
  • email address

You can include these options when you create the user account or you can add them later.

NOTE: In the GUI, the inactivity timeout interval set for the group is automatically applied to all user accounts. To set a shorter interval for a user, edit the user account.

You can set the timeout to a limit lower than the group timeout but not higher than the group timeout limit.

  1. Select AdministrationSecurityUsers and Groups.
  2. Click Add.
  3. In the Full Name field, enter the user's full name.
    The full name must be alphanumeric, 1 to 64 characters, must start with a letter, may use dashes, spaces, and apostrophes; no periods.
  4. From the Role menu, choose a Role.
    Choices are: Administrator, Power User, Operator, or Guest
  5. In the Username field, type the user's username.
    The username must be alphanumeric, 1 to 32 characters, must start with a letter, no spaces. The username is required for user login.
  6. (Optional) In the Email Address field, enter the user's email address.
  7. (Optional) In the Description field, enter a description.
    The description can have from 1 to 255 characters but no hard returns.
  8. In the New Password field, enter a password.
    The password must be comprised of alphanumeric characters with a length of 8 to 512 characters. Do not use [ ] & ; ` or spaces. The password is required for user login.
  9. In the Confirm Password field, enter the password again.
  10. Click Save.
    The new user account is added to the list.