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Email Users and Authors

The first section of your netConsole is used to administer your account's users. Basic user creation and modification for both Email users (Mailboxes) and Authors is essentially the same, thus these topics are covered in this document.

Creating Users

Creating users via netConsole is very easy. After logging into netConsole click on the Mailboxes and Authors link shown below:




If you have not yet created any email users or authors for your domain, you will be presented with the following screen:



After clicking on "Create a new user", fill out the form on the following page with the desired information. For example, if you wanted to create a user "user1", first enter user1 in the field labled "User Name: ". Next, enter the password for the user in the field labeled "Password: " and again in the field labeled "Confirm Password: ". Please note that the account name and password are case-sensitive. Finally, using the drop down menu at the bottom of the screen, choose the type of user you wish to create: Email Account, Author, or Email Account and Author.





Email Users

To learn more about email users, including more detailed information about the creation, modification and deletion of email users, please consult the Email Users Section of this documentation.

Authors

To learn more about authors, please consult the Authors section of this documentation.

Modifying User Accounts

User accounts may be modified by clicking on the username from the main Mailboxes and Authors page within the netConsole:





Once a username has been clicked on, you will be presented with a screen similar to the following (an email user is shown):





There are different options available to the different user types:

Email User Options

To learn more about the options available to email users, please consult the Email Users Section of this documentation.

Author User Options

To learn more about the options available to authors, please consult the Authors section of this documentation.

Email and Author User Options

Users of type Email account and Author have all of the options available to each type of user available to them. Please refer to the documentation for each type noted above for more information.

All users have the options described below available to them:

Changing Passwords

Passwords function like the key for a Post Office box. To open your Post Office box, you would need the exact key. The exact key to access your user account is the password.

If the password for your user is "SeCRet" you must use SeCRet to login to the account. secret will not work, nor will SECRET.

Passwords may be changed by simply entering the new password in the designated fields and clicking the "Save Changes" button. The modification will take effect immediately.

User Actions

The Actions sidebar presents you with a number of actions that may be taken. For ANY type of user one may choose to create a new user or delete the current user by clicking on either "Create a new user", or "Delete user", respectively.

Alternatively, one may create a new user or delete the selected user by clicking on the and buttons displayed at the top of the screen.

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