Adding or editing users - BlueCat Address Manager - 8.3.1

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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8.3.1

To add or edit users:

  1. Select the Administration tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Administration page.
  2. Under User Management, click Users and Groups.
  3. To add a new user, under Users, click New. To edit a user, click the user name.
  4. Under User, enter the name of the user in the Username field.
  5. Under Authentication, type and confirm the user’s Address Manager password in the Password and Confirm Password fields.

    This password is used by the Address Manager authentication service when no other authenticator is selected, or when the Address Manager authentication service is selected as the secondary authenticator.

    Note: If the password policy is enabled and configured, the rules that you need to follow appear as a hint. For more information about setting the password rules, refer to Managing the Address Manager password policy.
  6. If you have defined authenticators, an Other check box and a drop-down list appear. To select an external authenticator, click Other and select an authenticator from the list.
    If an external authenticator is used, the name in the Username field must match the user name on the remote authentication system.
  7. Under Extra Information, enter the user’s e-mail address (required) and phone number.
  8. Under User Access, define the user type, security and history privileges, and access type:
    • Type of User—select the type of user, either Non-Administrator or Administrator. Non-Administrator users have access only to DNS and IPAM management functions. Administrator users have unlimited access to all Address Manager functions. For more information, refer to User types and access types.
    • Security Privilege—select a security privilege type from the drop-down list. This field is available only for Non-Administrator users with GUI, API, or GUI and API access. For more information, refer to Security and history privileges.
    • History Privilege—select a history privilege type from the drop-down list. This field is available only for Non-Administrator users with GUI or GUI and API access. For more information, refer to Security and history privileges.
    • Access Type—select the type of access, either GUI or API. GUI (Graphical User Interface) users can access Address Manager only through the Address Manager web interface. API (Application Programming Interface) users can access Address Manager only through the API. GUI and API users can access Address Manager either through the Address Manager web interface or the API. For more information, refer to User types and access types.
    • X.509 Required—select the check box to force the user to access Address Manager using X.509 authentication only. If deselected, the user can log in to Address Manager both using user name and password credential and X.509 authentication.
  9. Under Assign to Group, you can assign the user to one or more user groups. In the text field, type the name of a user group. As you type, a list of user groups matching your text appears. Select a name from the list and click Add.
  10. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
  11. Click Add or Update to return to the Users and Groups page, or click Add Next to add another user.