Manage Users

This section explains how to add, edit, activate, deactivate, delete users and also how to assign users to groups in the Syncfusion User Management Server.

Users can be added,edited,deleted only by the users belonging to the System Administrator group.

Manage Users

Add New Users

New users can be added to the User Management Server individually or in bulk using CSV import

Add Individual Users

To add new users to the User Management server, click on New User and then Create User from the User Management page.

The Add User dialog will be shown.

Add User

If account activation mode is Automatic in account settings, fill the form with Username, Email address, First name, Last name, New password and Confirm password and if account activation mode is Email, fill the form with Username, Email address, First name, Last name. After filling the form, click on Add.

New account will be created for the user and an account activation email will be sent to the email address with activation link to activate the User Management Server account.

The activation link sent to the user will be valid only for 3 days and if the user have not activated within the 3 days, a new activation link can be sent to the user from the user edit page. Check Activate Users section for more details.

The account will be in inactive status till the user activates the Automatic activation mode from Email activation mode.

Import Users from CSV

To automate the process of adding large number of users to a Syncfusion User Management Server, you can download the CSV template file and add the users in it and then import the file.

You can navigate to user management page by clicking User Management drop down under the Admin menu.

Import from CSV - Navigation

NOTE

The section will explain how to import the users from CSV file which can be downloaded from below location in User Management Server application.

Import from CSV - Download CSV template

Add Users from CSV File

In User Management page, click Import from csv.

Import from CSV - Goto Import CSV users page

CSV File Requirements

The first row in the CSV template represents the column heading. Syncfusion User Management Server assumes that the data from the second line in the file represents the user.

We have the following two types of User account activation.

  • Automatic
  • Email

The following columns are considered as mandatory in the downloaded CSV file.

  • Username
  • Full Name
  • Password : If the Syncfusion User Management Server configured with Automatic account activation, password field should be filled. Otherwise you can leave the password field as empty.

Follow the below steps to add users using the CSV template

  1. Download CSV template.
  2. Add users in the CSV file.

    Import from CSV - Add users into CSV file

  3. Save the CSV file and upload it.

    Import from CSV - Upload CSV file

  4. Once the file is uploaded the user details will be shown in the grid.

    Import from CSV - User detail in grid

If the Syncfusion User Management Server configured with Email activation, the activation mail will be send to the user’s mail Id. If the Syncfusion User Management Server configured with Automatic activation, the user will be automatically activated.

  1. After uploaded the users in User Management Server the results are displayed in a dialog box.

    Import from CSV - Success Message

Edit Users

User profile details can be edited from the users edit page.

Edit User

First Name, Last Name, Email address, Phone number and profile picture and the login password for the user can be edited by the user belonging to the System Administrator group.

Edit Password

Delete Users

Users can be deleted from the User Management Server when the user no longer requires the access. Users can be deleted from the user management page or from the user edit page.

From User Management Page

Delete user from user management page

From User Edit Page

Delete user from user edit page

Deactivate Users

Users can be deactivated at any time. Once deactivated, the user cannot log into the User Management Server.
To deactivate a user, select inactive from the status dropdown in the user edit page.

Deactivate user account

Activate Users

Inactive users can be activated by selecting on the Active from the status dropdown in the user edit page.

Activate user account

This will send an account activation email to the user with an activation link to activate the account and again this activation link will be valid only for 3 days.

If the user has not received the activation email within 3 days or missed to activate the account, the System Administrator has to resend the activation email to the user.

Activate user account - Resend Activation code

Assign Users to Group

Users can be assigned to one or many groups from the user management page.

Assign group to selected users

Users can be assigned to an existing group.

Assign existing group to selected users

A new group can also be created at this time and the selected users can be assigned to the new group.

Assign new group to selected users

NOTE

All the users in the group will have the permissions of assigned group.