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Creating a New User Account

To create a new user account:

  1. Click the User Manager button in the Forums Administrator.
  2. Select All Users from the User's Initial box and click the Next button.
  3. Click the Create New button. A form appears in which you enter the user's account information.
  4. Click OK to finish. When you return to the Users page, notice that the list of users has been automatically filtered to include the new user's name.

By default, all users are assigned to the Forums default group Everyone. You may want to assign the new user account to a different group.

To assign a user to a specific group:

To identify a user with a group, a group must already be established using the Group Manager or the Forum Manager.

  1. Click the User Manager button in the Forums Administrator.
  2. Select an initial letter from the User's Initial list box, or select All Users.
  3. Select the user name you want from the Users list box and click Group Info. The resulting page shows the user's current group membership and lists the available groups.
  4. Change the user's group membership the way you want by selecting a group name and click the right or left arrow to add or remove the current user from the selected group.

Note: You can also assign a user to a group using the Group Manager. See Creating a user group for more information.

To delete a user record:

  1. Click the User Manager button in the Forums Administrator.
  2. Select an initial letter from the User's Initial list box, or select All Users.
  3. Select the user name you want to delete from the Users list box and click the Remove button.

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