Creating a user or group

You can create a user or a user group.

About this task

Choose one of the options in the first step and then perform the appropriate follow-on step to create either a user or a user group.

Procedure

  1. Select one of the following options to create a user or group:
    • Click the New group or New user button on the Users and Groups page.
    • Click the All Portal User Groups link and then click the New group button to create a user group.
    • Click the All Authenticated Portal Users link and then click the New user button to create a user.
  2. Perform this step to create a user group:
    1. Enter a 1 to 200 length alphanumeric name for the user group in the ID textbox. The following special characters are also permitted when creating the group ID:
      • Hypen "-"
      • Period "."
      • Underscore "_"
    2. Click OK to save your changes, or Cancel to exit without saving your changes.
  3. Perform this step to create a user:
    1. Type a 3 to 60 length alphanumeric user ID for the new user in the User ID text box. The following special characters are also permitted when creating the user ID:
      • Hypen "-"
      • Period "."
      • Underscore "_"
    2. Type a password for the new user in the Password text box.
    3. Type the password again in the Confirm Password text box.
    4. Type the user's first name in the First Name text box.
    5. Type the user's last name in the Last Name text box.
    6. Optional: Type the user's e-mail address in the Email text box.
    7. Optional: Select the user's preferred language from the Preferred Language drop-down menu.
    8. Click OK to save your changes, or Cancel to exit without saving your changes.