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It is sometimes necessary to give an non-administrator user access to streams other than their own, for example, to allow them to monitor the stream of a distribution group.
 
It is sometimes necessary to give an non-administrator user access to streams other than their own, for example, to allow them to monitor the stream of a distribution group.
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# If the user already exists in CanIt under Administration->Users go to setp #)
  
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# If does not exist, or you are using AD/LDAP user lookup for Setup->Authentication Mappings then Add New User using Administration->Users. If you are using a  AD/LDAP user lookup server then use the same User-ID as the users CanIt login in the AD/LDAP .
  
# Add New User using Administration->Users with the same User-ID as
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# Fill in the Realm, E-Mail, the two Password boxes, set Write Access? to Yes but leave Has Root Access? as No. If you are using an AD/LDAP user lookup for authentication then set Locked Password? to Yes, otherwise leave it as No. For AD/LDAP users this will allow them to use their AD/LDAP password to login. Submit Changes
  the users CanIt login in the AD/LDAP server.
 
  
# Fill the Realm, E-Mail, leave the two Password boxes blank and set
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# Now go back into Administration->Users and click on the User-ID of the "new" user. Now go click the Edit Accessible Streams button at the bottom. Enter the stream of the distribution group and click Add Stream.  
  both Locked Password? and Write Access? to Yes. Leave Has Root
 
  Access? as No. Submit Changes
 
 
 
# No go back into Administration->Users and click on the User-ID of
 
  the "new" user. Now go click the Edit Accessible Streams button at
 
  the bottom. Enter the stream of the distribution group and click Add
 
  Stream.  
 
  
 
# Repeat 3) for all stream you wish to give them access to.
 
# Repeat 3) for all stream you wish to give them access to.
  
# When the user logs into CanIt they will have a Change Streams link
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# When the user logs into CanIt they will have a Change Streams link on the upper right which will allow them to change to any of their accessible streams.
  on the upper right which will allow them to change to any of their
 
  accessible streams.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 10:43, 3 February 2017

It is sometimes necessary to give an non-administrator user access to streams other than their own, for example, to allow them to monitor the stream of a distribution group.

  1. If the user already exists in CanIt under Administration->Users go to setp #)
  1. If does not exist, or you are using AD/LDAP user lookup for Setup->Authentication Mappings then Add New User using Administration->Users. If you are using a AD/LDAP user lookup server then use the same User-ID as the users CanIt login in the AD/LDAP .
  1. Fill in the Realm, E-Mail, the two Password boxes, set Write Access? to Yes but leave Has Root Access? as No. If you are using an AD/LDAP user lookup for authentication then set Locked Password? to Yes, otherwise leave it as No. For AD/LDAP users this will allow them to use their AD/LDAP password to login. Submit Changes
  1. Now go back into Administration->Users and click on the User-ID of the "new" user. Now go click the Edit Accessible Streams button at the bottom. Enter the stream of the distribution group and click Add Stream.
  1. Repeat 3) for all stream you wish to give them access to.
  1. When the user logs into CanIt they will have a Change Streams link on the upper right which will allow them to change to any of their accessible streams.