Possible operations

Search bar

Enter the name of the particular user or user group you are looking for.

The search field will list all users and/or user groups with first names, last names and/or logins that correspond to the keywords entered.

Example:

If you type “a” in the search bar, the list below it will show all users and/or user groups with first names and/or last names containing an “a”.

Filter

This button allows you to select the type of CN to display. A drop-down menu will offer you the following choices:

Groups and users

Represented by the icon , this option allows displaying all users and user groups in the list of CNs on the left.

Users

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only users in the left column.

Groups

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only user groups in the left column.

Interactive features

Some operations listed in the taskbar can be performed by right-clicking on the table of users / groups (CN table):

  • Adding users,
  • Adding groups,
  • Deleting (the user or the selected group),
  • Checking usage (of the user or the selected group).

Creating a group

The Users module allows you to enter information about the group you wish to create in the right column.

Group name

Give your group a name in order to identify it in the list of CNs.

REMARK

You will not be able to change the name of the group after you have created it.

Description

You can provide a description of the group and modify the contents of the description whenever necessary.

This field is optional but you are advised to fill it in.

CN

Filter (search bar)

You can enter a character string in order to filter the list of members, or clear the field to see the whole list.

Add

Users can be added to a group in 2 ways:

 

When you click on Add, a new line will appear at the top of the table. Expand the list of existing users with the help of the arrow on the right and select the user you wish to add to the group.

 

You can also drag and drop users by importing them from the list of CNs in the left column.

Delete

To remove a member of the group, select it and click on Delete.

When a user is deleted, the administrator will be prompted to revoke his certificate.

To confirm the creation of your group and to save changes made, click on Apply.

Creating a user

To create a user, enter at least a login and a name. To associate a certificate with this user, you will need to indicate a valid e-mail address.

ID

User’s login

Name

User’s last name

First name

User’s first name

Mail

User’s e-mail address, This will be useful for creating certificates.

Phone number

User’s telephone number

Description

Description of the user

REMARK

The fields “ID”, “First name” and “Last name” cannot be modified after the user is created.

To confirm the creation of your user and to save changes made, click on Apply.

A window that allows creating a password for this user will then appear:

Password

Enter the user’s password.

Confirm password

Confirm password

Mandatory password strength.

A gauge indicating the strength of the password will appear.

Click on Apply in this window to confirm the creation of the password.

REMARK

The creation of the user’s password is not mandatory. Simply click on Cancel in the window to skip this step.

Delete

This button allows deleting a user or a group:

Select the user or group to be deleted.

A window will appear with the message “Delete the user <name of user>?“. Select Yes to proceed.

Check usage

Represented by the icon , this button will show you which groups users belong to, as well as where the user or group is used in the rest of the configuration.

Example:

Filtering.

Select the user or group for which you wish to check usage.

Click on Check usage. The menu directory on the left will show you the user/group (via its ID) in the tab Users and groups, and displays the list of groups to which this user belongs, as well as its use in the configuration of the firewall.