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Users

Caché supports several different types of user accounts:

  • Caché Password — This type of user authenticates using Kerberos, Operating System (no delegated authorization), or Caché Login authentication.

  • Delegated — This type of user authenticates using only delegated authentication, that is, custom defined authentication mechanisms.

  • LDAP — This type of user authenticates using only LDAP authentication.

  • OS User — This type of user authenticates through the operating system (OS) when delegated authorization is in use.

The Management portal provides a tool for creating and editing Caché Login user accounts. Both Delegated and LDAP user accounts are created and edited through external means. The information is visible but not editable using the Management Portal.

Use the Users page of the portal (click [Home] > [System Administration] > [Security] > [Users]) to view, edit, or create user account information.

The following information is required for each user:

User Account Required Properties
Property
Description
Name
Unique user identifier.
Password
Secret phrase used to establish a user's identity.
Confirm Password
Confirmation of the user's secret phrase.
User Enabled
Account status. If checked the account is enabled. If not the account is disabled and cannot be used for authentication.
Note:

For instructions on adding or editing a user in Caché, read Creating a User.

For more information on the different types of Caché user accounts, read Users in the Caché Security Administration Guide.

Each user can be assigned one or more roles. These roles determine what features of Caché the user can access once successfully authenticated. For more information on user authorization and roles, read Authorization in the Introduction as well as Roles in the Caché Security Administration Guide.