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


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

System Operator

Create, edit and view all items.

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.

Consider a Project Manager the equivalent of Administrator at the folder level.

Role supersedes View Only folder 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


Select to limit a non-Administrator user to use of one or more Workflows.

Enable only the following Workflows: Select one or more Workflows

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.