Menu path: Menu Bar > System > Administrator accounts

Permissions are managed via System > Administrator accounts.  An administrator can grant himself and others rights, take away those rights and set up new accounts.

This permission should only be granted to users who are to have full access to all objects and actions in the UMS.

The following options are available here, split according to administrators or groups:

New: A new administrator or a new group will be created.

Import: A user will be imported from the AD/LDAP directory.

This procedure requires an AD/LDAP connection.
  • Domain: Domain in which the AD/LDAP service runs
  • User: Name of the user
  • Password: Password of the user

For further details, see: Importing Active Directory users.

Edit: Existing administrator or group settings can be edited.

Effective rights: A list of all assigned rights for a specific administrator is shown.

Member of / members: The assignment of memberships and groups is shown.

Change password: Changes an administrator password

Remove: Removes a highlighted administrator or a group

Below, you will find a list of permissions that can be given to individual administrators or groups. Each permission has three possible states: Not highlighted, Allow or Refuse.

“System” menu

Administrator Accounts

 The management of permissions may be performed.

Manage firmwares

Firmware versions can be imported, exported and removed from the database.

Manage licenses

IGEL firmware licenses can be allocated to thin clients.

Logging (events and messages)

The event and message log may be viewed if Logging is enabled.

WebDAV access (ums-filetransfer)

The user is authorized to add, modify and delete files in the directory /ums_filetransfer/.

"Thin Clients” menu

Manage Snapshots

Snapshots for IGEL thin clients can be registered on the UMS server and removed again.

Scan thin clients

The network can be scanned for thin clients, for example if they are to be registered on the UMS Server.

“Extras” menu

Manage Cache

The UMS Server cache can be viewed, updated and deleted.

Managing public holiday lists

Public holidays can be defined in order to plan tasks.

Host assignment (tasks)

Planned tasks can be assigned to various hosts.

SQL Console

The SQL Console may be run. Warning: The SQL Console can cause considerable damage to the database.

“Help” menu

Saving support information

Database and server log files can be exported for support purposes.