Local User Accounts

Using and Managing Local Printer Installer User Accounts

You can create local user accounts to allow login access to the Administrator.   The root user object has a * following the user name.  Only the root user can add or delete other user accounts.

Accessing the Printer Installer Administrator with a local user account

To access the Printer Installer Administrator with a local user account, do the following:

  1. Open a browser and go to the URL used for accessing the Printer Installer website and add /admin. Example: http://printers.domain.com/admin
  2. Enter the local user account name and password.
  3. Press Enter or click "Log In".

Creating Local User Accounts

Follow these steps to add additional User accounts.

  1. Click on Tools, and then Users.
  2. Click Add, and then click User.  The "Add User" dialog box opens.
  3. Enter the name of the user you want to add.
  4. Enter a password, confirm the password entered
  5. Enter the email address of the user in the password recovery box, and click Add.


Changing Other Users Username or Password

Only the root user can change other Administrator User object usernames and passwords. Root user's change other Administrator User objects username and/or passwords by following these steps:

  1. Click on Tools, and then Users.
  2. Click the User that you want to change, and then click Update.
  3. Change the user’s username, or enter the new password, and then click Update.


Changing Your Own Username or Password

Once you are logged into the Administrator you can change your username and/or password. Non-root users can only change their own username and password by following these steps:

  1. Click on Tools, and then Users.
  2. Select your User, and click Update.
  3. Change the username, or enter the new password, and then click Save.