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Manage User Accounts on the WAP551 and WAP561

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Sat, 07/09/2016 - 05:40
Apr 26th, 2016
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Article ID: 4268

Objective

To access the graphical user interface (GUI) of the WAP, you need to have a user account. Only one management user account can have Read/Write privileges, while up to four additional user accounts can have Read Only access to the GUI. This article explains how to create, edit, and delete user accounts on the WAP551 and WAP561.

Applicable Devices

• WAP551
• WAP561

Software Version

• 1.0.4.2

Manage User Accounts

Step 1. Log in to the web configuration utility and choose Administration > User Accounts. The User Accounts page opens:

Create User Account

Step 1. Click Add to create a new user account. This user has Read Only access. To change the user account with Read/Write access, refer to the Edit User Account section.

Note: New user accounts are blank. To edit the newly created user account, complete the Edit User Account section.

Edit User Account

Step 1. Check the check box of the user account you would like to edit.

Step 2. Click Edit to change the user accounts name and password.

Step 3. Enter a user name in the User Name field, or change the existing name.

Step 4. Enter a new password in the New Password field.

Note: The strength of the new password you enter is shown in the Password Strength Meter field.

Step 5. Confirm the new password in the Confirm New Password field. This needs to be the same password that you entered in Step 4.

Step 6. Click Save to permanently save your changes.

Delete User Account

Step 1. Check the check box of the user account(s) you would like to delete.

Note: You cannot delete the administration user account.

Step 2. Click Delete to delete the user accounts.

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