Other Accounts Tasks

You can also perform the following tasks:

Table 1. Other Tasks

Task

Description

Edit account

Click on a user name to open the Edit Account screen and do the following:

  • Toggle the account status

  • Change the password

  • Change the email address

  • Change the role

  • Modify the description

Note:
  • The passwords of Microsoft Active Directory accounts cannot be changed from the management console.

  • Clicking on the user name of the logged-on local account only allows you to modify the password, email address, and description.

  • Clicking on the user name of the logged-on Microsoft Active Directory account only allows you to modify the description.

  • Users who are currently logged on to the management console and whose accounts are disabled will be logged off automatically.

  • Users who are currently logged on to the management console and whose roles are changed will be logged off automatically.

Delete account

Select one or more user accounts to delete and then click Delete.

Note:
  • There must be at least one local administrator account.

  • You cannot delete the logged-on account.

  • Users who are currently logged on to the management console will be logged off automatically.

View account lock status

Deep Discovery Director includes a security feature that locks an account in case the user typed an incorrect password three times in a row. This feature cannot be disabled. Accounts locked this way, even administrator accounts, unlock automatically after ten minutes.

Note:

Microsoft Active Directory accounts are never locked.

Toggle account status

Click on the toggle in the Status column to enable or disable the user account.

Note:
  • There must be at least one active local administrator account.

  • Users who are currently logged on to the management console and whose accounts are disabled will be logged off automatically.