The user manager page allows you to add, delete and manage users on the ClearOS system.
If you install any app that depends on users/groups, this app will automatically be installed.
You can find this feature in the menu system at the following location:
The first thing you will see on the user manager page is a summary of existing users. This summary includes the username and full name.
When adding or editing a user, you must configure the following fields:
In addition, you can also:
A username must follow these conventions:
Your ClearOS password must follow these rules:
For all the packages you have installed and require permission to use, this is where you give them permission.
<note warning>When adding a new user, the App Policies default to Enabled. Make sure you change them as required.</note> <note tip>Unless you use the Active Directory Connector, you can also control the permissions from the Account Manager app and from the individual apps in their Plugins section</note>
Here you will see the users e-mail address and you can add any alias here. The alias is added without the domain so “admin” and not “firstname.lastname@example.org”. The domain is taken from the Mail Domain in Mail Settings app.
<note tip>It is possible to forward mail to external e-mail addresses using a beta facility. From the command line issue the command:
At this point, you should be able to see a new “Forwarders” section. There is currently a risk of duplicate e-mails with this facility and it is known not to work with Kopano.</note>
You can add users to any Windows Networking group here.