About Users

The Asset Manager default users are:

  1. admin - Always has the sysadmin role and superuser privileges
  2. manager - Performs the manager role for the default organization and manages the organization to which he/she belongs

These usernames (admin and manager) cannot be changed or deleted.

The Asset Manager default roles are:

  1. Viewer - Read-only access to the Asset Manager GUI
  2. Manager - Handles Asset Manager-specific activities such as managingown organization, creating zones and collectors, assigning roles to users, subscribing to notifications, configuring dashboards
  3. SysAdmin - Cannot log in to the Asset Manager GUI unless also given the Viewer role, the Manager role, or has been flagged as a superuser.

To limit the control of users you create:

  1. On the Asset Manager GUI, navigate to Settings > Users.

  2. Select a user and then click Edit User.
  3. Change the values as needed:
    1. Username - This value comes from Asset Manager's database and cannot be changed.
    2. Full Name - Correct the name associated with the username, if necessary.
    3. Password - Change the user's password here.
    4. API Key - Enable, disable, or change the API key associated with a user. 
    5. Role -  Click the check boxes to indicate which role or roles the user will perform.  Each user can have different role(s) depending on which organization is active.
  4. Click Update.
    The updated user attributes are saved.