Summary


This article describes InfoBurst user creation and management. Users is located under System.



Types


Users can be managed manually in InfoBurst and dynamically via Active Directory or Authentication Data Source.


User Types:



Create a User


  • Select New User
  • Name: Enter a user name
  • Password: Enter a password
  • Email: Enter an email address
  • NTUser: Enter <DOMAIN>\<USER>. Required only for Windows Authentication
  • Role: Select a user role
  • Select Save


User Roles


RoleAccess Rights
AdministratorFull access to all facets of the system and can administrate all objects, content and users/groups
Operator

Create, edit and view any objects in folders to which they have been granted access by an Administrator


View and monitor all scheduled and executing jobs via the Schedule panel

Project Manager

Create, edit and view any objects in folders to which they have been granted access by an Administrator


View and monitor scheduled and executing jobs to which they have access via the Schedule panel


Create and set access on sub-folders within parent folders to which they have access

Team MemberCreate, edit and view any objects they own in folders to which they have been granted access by an Administrator
Report Consumer

Receive content


Log into InfoBurst Portal


No user interface access

Dashboard Consumer

Receive content


Access to XDC objects designated by an Administrator via web service


No user interface or InfoBurst Portal access



Platform Credentials


User must provide credentials to access a Platform.

  • Select the plus (+) button
  • Platform: Select a Platform
  • Authentication Type: Select Authentication Type (SAP BusinessObjects only)
  • User: Enter a user
  • Password: Enter a password
  • Select Save



Crystal Database Credentials


Add database credentials for Crystal Reports that require credentials.

  • Select the plus (+) button
  • Server: Enter database server name as defined in the Crystal Report
  • Database: Enter database name as defined in the Crystal Report
  • User: Enter database user
  • Password: Enter database password


Migrate User Objects


Select a user then the Migrate button to transfer ownership of all objects from the selected user to another user. Before transferring ownership, ensure none of the target objects are in use and the target user has sufficient access to object locations.