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Go MAEDA, 2017-08-31 11:16
Added links to LDAP and OpenID documents.

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h1. Managing users
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h2. Users list
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The users list shows only the activated users by default. To view all users (activated, registered and locked users), change the status filter to 'all'.
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* *Login:* The login of the user.
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* *Firstname:* The firstname of the user.
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* *Lastname:* The lastname of the user.
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* *Email:* The email adress of the user.
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* *Administrator:* If the icon !/images/true.png! is present, the user is designated as an administrator who has unrestricted access to the application and to all projects.
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* *Created:* Indicates the date when this user account has been created.
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* *Last connection:* Indicates the date when this user logged into the application the last time.
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p=. !user_list.png!
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h3. User status
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Depending on the global configuration users can have several statuses:
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* *active*
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** This icon !/images/locked.png! means that the account is activated. A user having an activated account can log in and access the application.
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* *locked*
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** This icon !/images/unlock.png! means that the account is locked. A user having a locked account:
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*** cannot log in and access the application
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*** cannot be assigned to an issue
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*** cannot be set as watcher of an issue
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*** don't receive email notifications
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*** is not listed as a member of the project in project overview screen
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* *registered*
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** This icon !/images/unlock.png! can also mean that the account is registered but _not activated_. A user having a registered account cannot log in and access the application.
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This status is used for [[RedmineSettings#Self-registration|self-registered]] users which first needs to be activated by either visiting a link provided by email themselves or by an Redmine administrator manually.
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The Lock/Unlock buttons let you *lock/unlock* the activated users and the Activate button let you *activate* registered users.
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h2. User authentication
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Users are authenticated by _login_ and _password_. These tokens can be managed by Redmine directly, by an external LDAP or OpenId server, or by Redmine plugins which allow for instance to reuse an already available Apache authentication.
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See also:
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* [[RedmineLDAP|LDAP Authentication]]
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* [[RedmineSettings#Allow-OpenID-login-and-registration|Allow OpenID login and registration]]
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h2. Adding or editing a User
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_A user designated as an administrator has unrestricted access to the application and to all the projects._
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TODO
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<pre>
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## This statement is important ##
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In editing mode, leave the Password field blank in order to keep the user's password unchanged.
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## Improve this list to match global descriptions and to prevent duplication ##
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 * Login - The User's Login account.
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 * Firstname  - The User's First name. 
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 * Lastname - The User's Last name
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 * Email - A user's email address which receive a mail sended by project.
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 * Language - Set a User's mother language.
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 * Administrator - If checked this property, this account has unrestriced access to the application and to all projects.
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 * Authentication 
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 ** Password  - New password
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 ** Confirmation - Confirm a new password
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 * Send account information to the user - If checked AND password is changed (Defect #7577), send Account information to the user's email address when changed user's information by administrator.
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h2. Deleting a User
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TODO
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Document the fact that users cannot be deleted from the Redmine system and link to references.
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