The user manager page allows you to add, delete and manage users on the ClearOS system.
If you install any app that depends on users/groups, this app will automatically be installed.
You can find this feature in the menu system at the following location:
The first thing you will see on the user manager page is a summary of existing users. This summary includes the username and full name.
When adding or editing a user, you must configure the following fields:
In addition, you can also:
Configure optional fields such as telephone number, address, title, and more.
Select the permitted applications for the user.
A username must follow these conventions:
Must be all lower case (many 3rd party apps and services require this)
Can contain letters, numbers, and the following special characters: _ - . $
Your ClearOS password must follow these rules:
For all the packages you have installed and require permission to use, this is where you give them permission.
When adding a new user, the App Policies default to Enabled. Make sure you change them as required.
Unless you use the Active Directory Connector, you can also control the permissions from the Account Manager
app and from the individual apps in their Plugins section
Here you will see the users e-mail address and you can add any alias here. The alias is added without the domain so “admin” and not “firstname.lastname@example.org”. The domain is taken from the Mail Domain in Mail Settings app.
It is possible to forward mail to external e-mail addresses using a beta facility. From the command line issue the command:
At this point, you should be able to see a new “Forwarders” section. There is currently a risk of duplicate e-mails with this facility and it is known not to work with Kopano.
You can add users to any groups here
You can add users to any Windows Networking group here.