Manage users

Contributors netapp-mwallis netapp-dbagwell amgrissino Download PDF of this page

You can add, remove, and edit users of your Astra Control Center installation using the Astra Control Center UI. You can use the Astra UI or the Astra API to manage users.

Add users

Account Owners and Admins can add more users to the Astra Control Center installation.

Steps
  1. In the Manage Your Account navigation area, click Account.

  2. Select the Users tab.

  3. Select Add User.

  4. Enter the user’s name, email address, and a temporary password.

    The user will need to change the password upon first login.

  5. Select a user role with the appropriate system permissions.

    Each role provides the following permissions:

    • A Viewer can view resources.

    • A Member has Viewer role permissions and can manage apps and clusters, but cannot unmanage apps or clusters, or delete snapshots or backups.

    • An Admin has Member role permissions and can add and remove any other users except the Owner.

    • An Owner has Admin role permissions and can add and remove any user accounts.

  6. Click Add.

Manage passwords

You can manage passwords for user accounts in Astra Control Center.

Change your password

You can change the password of your user account at any time.

Steps
  1. Click the User icon at the top right of the screen.

  2. Select Profile.

  3. Click the Actions drop-down list, and select Change Password.

  4. Enter a password that conforms to the password requirements.

  5. Enter the password again to confirm.

  6. Click Change password.

Reset another user’s password

If your account has Admin or Owner role permissions, you can reset passwords for other user accounts as well as your own. When you reset a password, you assign a temporary password that the user will have to change upon logging in.

Steps
  1. In the Manage Your Account navigation area, click Account.

  2. In the Users tab, select the drop-down list in the State column for the user.

  3. Select Reset Password.

  4. Enter a temporary password that conforms to the password requirements.

  5. Enter the password again to confirm.

    Note Next time the user logs in, the user will be prompted to change the password.
  6. Click Reset password.

Change a user’s role

Users with the Owner role can change the role of all users, while users with the Admin role can change the role of users who have the Admin, Member, or Viewer role.

Steps
  1. In the Manage Your Account navigation area, click Account.

  2. In the Users tab, select the drop-down list in the Role column for the user.

  3. Select a new role and then click Change Role when prompted.

Result

Astra Control Center updates the user’s permissions based on the new role that you selected.

Remove users

Users with the Owner or Admin role can remove other users from the account at any time.

Steps
  1. In the Manage Your Account navigation area, click Account.

  2. In the Users tab, select the checkbox in the row of each user that you want to remove.

  3. Click Actions and select Remove user/s.

  4. When you’re prompted, confirm deletion by typing the word "remove" and then click Yes, Remove User.

Result

Astra Control Center removes the user from the account.