Temporary accounts list

Whenever the "Temporary accounts" authentication method is disabled, this module will ask you to go to the Authentication module to enable it.

Once it is enabled, this module will allow you to manage temporary accounts: add, delete, modify, print information, export the list of accounts.

The table

This table sets out all information relating to temporary accounts created on the firewall. It contains the following columns:

Username

Connection ID of the temporary user. It will be automatically created by concatenating the first name and last name separated by a period. Example: john.doe

First name First name associated with the account.
Last name

Last name associated with the account.

E-mail address

E-mail address associated with the account.

Company name:

Company associated with the account.

From

This is the date from which the temporary account will be valid.

Up to This is the date until which the temporary account will be valid.
Password The password associated with the temporary account. The firewall automatically generates this password.

Possible operations

Refresh

When several persons are authorized to create temporary accounts, clicking on this button will refresh the list of accounts and allow viewing all entries.

Add user

To create a temporary account, enter at least the user's first name, last name and the start and end dates for the account's validity.

First name

First name associated with the account.

Last name

Last name associated with the account.

E-mail address

E-mail address associated with the account.

Company name:

Company associated with the account.

From

In the calendar, select the first day of the temporary account's validity. The default value suggested is the current date.

Up to In the calendar, select the last day of the temporary account's validity. The default value suggested takes into account the start date and the default duration specified in the Configuration tab.

REMARK

The ID associated with the account will be automatically created using the first name and last name separated by a period (example: john.doe). Once the account has been created, this ID can no longer be modified.

 

In order to confirm the creation of the account, click on Create account.

The following window will provide a summary of the account information as well as the generated password. This information can then be printed using the Print button in this window.

Remove

This button allows deleting a temporary account:

Select the user to remove.

Click on Remove.

Modify user

This button allows you to modify certain parameters of a temporary account:

  • First name,
  • Last name,
  • E-mail address,
  • Company,
  • Valid from,
  • Valid until,
 

Only the account ID (permanent after the creation of the account) and password cannot be modified here.

Select the account that you wish to modify.

Click on Modify user. After having modified the relevant parameters, click on Apply. The following window will provide a summary of the account information that can you can Print unless the beneficiary of the temporary account has modified the initial password. In this case, the account settings can only be printed after the password has been reinitialized;

Generate a new password

This button allows generating a new password associated with the selected temporary account.

Select the account for which you wish to generate a new password.

Click on Generate a new password. A window will provide a summary of the account information as well as the new associated password, which you can Print.

Export

This button allows exporting the list of temporary accounts in CSV. You will then be able to open this export file in a text editor in order to customize it.

Print selection

This button allows printing the information of a temporary account unless the beneficiary of the temporary account has modified the initial password. In this case, the account settings can only be printed after the password has been reinitialized;