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Creating Users

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Add a user account in your USM Anywhere environment for each member of your team that needs access. USM Anywhere implements role-based access control (RBAC)Describes authentication and authorization scheme in which access to functionality is based on the privileges or permissions associated with the group or role a user is a member of.. See Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in USM Anywhere for further information.

To create a user

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > USERS.

    This displays the Users List page.

    Open the Users List to manage user accounts

  2. Click New User.
  3. Enter the user's Email address and Full Name.

    This is the email address used to verify the account and set the initial password.

  4. Select the roleTasks and responsibilities based on job description and position within an organization. A user's role is often used to define access to functionality and privileges to perform specific tasks and operations. you want to assign to the user. See Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) in USM Anywhere for further information.
  5. Select the Status you want for the user.
  6. Typically, you should keep the default Enabled status for a new user account.

  7. Click Save.

    USM Anywhere sends an email to the email address that includes a link to set a password and loginLog in (verb): Process in which an individual gains access to a computer system after providing sufficient credentials to authenticate their unique identity. Login (noun): User credentials, typically a username and matching password..

    The password reset link will be valid for the next 24 hours. If you do not click the reset link within that period of time, USM Anywhere will display a message:

    Password Reset

    You need to click Send Link to receive a new email with a new password reset link.