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Access to Admin

Only a logged in administrator can access the Admin menu to add and update users. If you are not an administrator and need to create new users or reset user passwords, contact

This chapter introduces you to managing user login accounts. Topics in this chapter include:

User Account Overview

When you click Admin, Manage User Accounts appears with the following options.

  • Create a New User

  • Search Existing Users

You can also Edit a user account. The following sections provide details on these options. 

For information on user roles, refer to caNanoLab User Roles

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Creating a New User Account

To create a new user account

  1. Click Admin.

  2. Click Create New User.

  3. From Create User, fill in the user contact information. The Username and First and Last Name are required.
  4. Specify the user role(s) to assign to the user, as described in caNanoLab User Roles

    1. Researcher

    2. Curator

    3. Admin

    Create New User
  5. Click Submit. A success message appears in red at the top of the page.

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Searching for Existing Users

To search for an existing user

  1. Click Admin.

  2. Click Search Existing Users.

  3. From Search Users, in the Search Name box, enter all or part of the user's Username, First, and/or Last Name.

    Leaving User Search Empty

     If you do not add any parameters in the User Search box, all users are returned.

    On the same page, the system lists user search results with each user's username and contact information.

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Editing a User Account

To edit a user's account information

  1. Search for the user.

  2. From the search results, click Edit in the Actions column.

    Editing a New User

  3. On Update User, you cannot edit the Username, but you can update the remaining user information. 

  4. When you are done, click Submit. A success message appears in red at the top of the page.

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