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Adding other administrators

Overview

This topic explains how to add new administrators for inSync. It also explains the types of inSync administrators and their responsibilities. 

Types of administrators

There are two types of administrators in inSync. 

  • Server administrator: A server administrator performs core activities such as configuring, managing, and monitoring inSync. A server administrator can create other server and profile administrators. A server administrator can perform all activities that a profile administrator can.
  • Profile administrator: A profile administrator performs profile-specific activities such as modifying profiles, creating or deleting users with associated profiles, and restoring data for users with associated profile. A server administrator assigns the profiles that a profile administrator can manage.

Responsibilities of the administrators

The following table lists the responsibilities of the administrators:

Responsibilities Server administrator Profile administrator
Monitoring inSync through the dashboard and other module pages

Yes

(for all profiles)

Yes

(for assigned profiles only)

Creating and managing storages Yes No
Managing profiles, users, and devices

Yes

(for all profiles)

Yes 

(for assigned profiles only)

Creating and managing other administrators Yes No
Configuring mobile credentials for iOS devices Yes No
Configuring email network settings for inSync Yes No
Modifying alert subscriptions Yes No
Viewing reports and server activities

Yes

(for all profiles)

Yes

(for all profiles)

Adding other administrators

Creating a server administrator

To create a server administrator

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrators.
  2. Click Create Administrator. The Create New Account window appears. 
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  3. Enter the following details:
    • In the Display name field, type the name of the new administrator.
    • In the Email address field, type the email ID of the new administrator.
    • From the Role list, select Server Administrator.
  4. Click Ok.

Creating a profile administrator

To create a profile administrator:

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage > Administrators.
  2. Click Create Administrators. The Create New Account window appears.
  3. Enter the following details:
    • In the Display name field, type the name of the new administrator.
    • In the Email address field, type the email ID of the new administrator.
    • From the Role list, select Profile Administrator. Additional fields are displayed. 
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  4. Under Manage Profiles & Permissions, select the profile that you want the administrator to manage and select appropriate permissions:
    • If you want the administrator to modify the profile properties, select Edit profile
    • If you want the administrator to be able to create users assigned to the profile, select Add users. The administrator will also be able to delete users assigned to the profile.
    • If you want the administrator to be able to restore data for the users assigned to the profile, select Restore data.
  5. If required, click Attach Profile to assign multiple profiles to the administrator.
  6. Click Ok.

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