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To add, edit, or delete local users in XenMobile

May 15, 2015

You can add local user accounts to XenMobile manually or you can use a provisioning file to import the accounts. See To import user accounts by using a .csv provisioning file for the steps to import users from a provisioning file.

  1. In the XenMobile console, click Configure > Settings > Local Users and Groups.


    Select local user

    The Local Users and Groups page appears.



To add a local user

This procedure adds one user to XenMobile at a time. To add multiple users, see To import user accounts by using a .csv provisioning file.

  1. On the Local Users and Groups page, click Add. The Add Local User page appears.


    Add local user page

  2. Type the following information to add a new local user:
    1. User name: Type the user’s name. This is a required field.
    2. Password: Type an optional user password.
    3. Role: In the Role list, click the user’s role. For more information about roles, see To create or update custom roles in XenMobile with RBAC.


      Select local user role

    4. Membership: In the Membership list, click the group or groups to which to add the user.


      Select local user membership

  3. To optionally add user properties, follow these steps:
    1. Next to User Properties, click Add.
    2. In the User Properties list, click a property.
    3. Type the user property attribute in the field next to the list.


      Add local user properties

    4. Click Done to save the user property or click Cancel to cancel the operation.
    5. Repeat steps b, c, and d for other properties you want to add.
  4. Optionally, to edit a user property, do the following:
    1. Click the user property you want to edit.
    2. Change the user property attribute.
    3. Click Done to save the edit or click Cancel to cancel the edit.
  5. Optionally, to delete a user property, do the following:
    1. Hover over the line containing the user property you want to delete.
    2. Click the X that appears on the right side of the line.
      Delete local user property

      The property is deleted immediately.
  6. Click Save to save the new user.

To edit a local user

  1. On the Local Users and Groups page, in the list of users, click to select a user.


    Edit local user

    The Edit Local User page appears.
  2. Change the following information as appropriate:
    1. User name: Type the user’s name. This is a required field.
    2. Password: Type an optional user password.
    3. Role: In the Role list, click the user’s role.
    4. Membership: In the Membership list, click the group or groups to which to add the user.
    5. User properties: Add new or edit existing user properties.
  3. Click Save to save your changes.

To delete a local user

  1. On the Local Users and Groups page, in the list of users, do one of the following:
    • Select the check box next to the user or users you want to delete, and then click Delete.


      Delete local user

    • Click the line for a user you want to delete, and in the menu that appears on the right, click Delete.


      Delete local user

    A confirmation dialog appears. Click Delete to confirm the operation and remove the user or users.
    Important: You cannot undo this operation.