Managing Existing Users

To modify roles of existing users or give additional rights:

Click the Setup link in the top right corner of the window.

Select the Database tab.

Click Sharing/ Roles > Manage existing users shares in the setup menu. The system will display a list of users:

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Choose a user from the list and click Edit in a corresponding list row to modify user’s role and additional rights. The following form will appear:

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Option

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Role

From the Role drop-down list select a user role.

Setup Permission

From the Setup Permission list select the necessary level of access for a user:

  • No Access,
  • Manage Users,
  • Manage Data,
  • Manage Users and Data,
  • Full Access to grant administrative rights to the user.

Default Set

Select the Default Set checkbox to add the user to the default user set (this set is used as an option list for the columns of the User Type).

External User

An external user is a person who is not an employee or similar personnel of your company or its affiliates, and is not someone to whom you provide hosted services. Activate this checkbox, if an invited person is an external user. The External User option is accessible if the External Users pack is included into your database.

When finished, click Save to apply changes; click Save and Invite to send an invitation e-mail to the user. Click Cancel to discard changes.

To delete a user, click the Del button in the necessary row of the users list. In the displayed dialog box choose OK to confirm deletion.

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In addition, there are filters at the top of the user list. You can enter words or some letters into the User field to find corresponding users. Also, you can filter users by Role, Setup Permission, Default Set, External User and Last Accessed dropdowns.

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To edit and/or invite many (or all) users from the list at once, tick the checkboxes near corresponding users (or the Action checkbox) and click the Edit and Invite button at the top of the list.

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After that you should use the displayed form to set user roles, define setup permission , include users to the default set or not. You can activate the external user option in case the external user pack is included into your database. Also, the Invite option allows to send invitation e-mails to the chosen users.

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When finished, click Save to apply changes or click Cancel to discard changes.

The Quick Share button allows to add and to invite new users to the database.

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After the clicking on the button, the Quick Share form will be opened. To add many users at a time, enter their e-mails to the E-mail addresses field.

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Click Save if you simply want to add users to the system. Click Save and Invite if you want to add users to the system and send them invitation e-mails (e-mails with temporary passwords will be sent at the specified e-mail addresses) after which the users will be able to register in the system. Click Cancel to discard changes.

In addition, there is the Export button at the top of the list of users. This button allows to export all listed user names and options to a csv file.

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Moreover, you can apply filters to display a list of users you need and then export this data to a csv file.

Next: Managing Public Users