IoT Device Simulator
IoT Device Simulator

Appendix D: User Administration

Administrators can invite privileged users and customize their permissions to implement granular access-control policies. Administrators can also change settings.

Add a user

Use this procedure to add a new user to the IoT Device Simulator console.

  1. On the IoT Device Simulator console page, in the navigation menu, select Users.

  2. On the Users page, select Invite User.

  3. In the Invite User window, enter the following information:

    • For Name, enter the name of the user.

    • For Email Address, enter the user's email address.

  4. Select Submit.

    The solution creates a user record and sends an email invitation to the email address you entered.

Remove a user

Use this procedure to remove a user from the IoT Device Simulator console.

  1. On the IoT Device Simulator console page, in the navigation menu, select Users.

  2. On the Users page, select Review.

  3. On the User:<name> page, select Disable User.

  4. Select Delete User.

Disable a user

Use this procedure to prevent a user from signing into the IoT Device Simulator console. When you disable a user, they will not be able to sign into the console, but their account information will still be listed on the Users page. You can enable a user that has been disabled.

  1. On the IoT Device Simulator console page, in the navigation menu, select Users.

  2. On the Users page, select Review.

  3. On the User:<name> page, select Disable User.

Enable a user

Use this procedure to allow user that has been disabled to sign into the IoT Device Simulator console.

  1. On the IoT Device Simulator console page, in the navigation menu, select Users.

  2. On the Users page, select Review.

  3. On the User:<name> page, select Enable User.

Change an existing user's role

Use this procedure to change an existing user’s role. There are two roles available: administrator and member. Members can only run simulations. They cannot create device types or widgets.

  1. On the IoT Device Simulator console page, in the navigation menu, select Users.

  2. On the Users page, select Review.

  3. On the User:<name> page, under Group Assignments, select the applicable checkbox.

    Note

    You cannot change the group assignment for users that have been disabled. To change their role, you must enable them first.

  4. Select Save User.