Reference & User Manual
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User ManagementASP systems provide their own user management and authentication system - in addition to the Linux operating system level - that can be configured to provide selective access for local or external users to different levels of functionality in the system.
User access is based on the concepts of GROUPS and SERVICES: a user belongs to a group which has read-write access to set of services provided by the system.
User administration is only accessible to admin group users. The link to the user administration tools is on the main menu page.
The primary tool is a list of current users.
The listing provides user name, first and last name, creation date, status (activated or not) and the last access date for the user.
The auxiliary buttons are GROUPS and NEW;
NEW offers and empty template to add a new user;
Selecting a user record leads to a page to edit the userprofile, including the option to delete a user.
The user profile includes the user name, first and last name, status (active or not),
group membership, and an email address that can be user to send a password reminder on request.
The ADMIN group user can also set or modify a password for a user here.
GROUPSThis shows the list of available GROUPS, leading to an editing page for groups, where the individual SERVICES a group can access can be selected, enabled or disabled.
SERVICESThe individual modules of a system can have specific access rights and restrictions, defined for individual user groups. These SERVICES include: