Secure Mobile Access 12.4 Administration Guide

Adding Local Users

Before you can add local users, you must first create a local user authentication repository on the appliance, as described in Configuring Local User Storage. You do not need to configure a local authentication realm before adding local users.

After you’ve created a local user authentication repository, you can add local users to the appliance.

To add local users to the appliance

  1. In the AMC, navigate to Security Administration > Users & Groups.

  2. Click the Local Accounts tab.

  3. Click the + (New) icon.

  4. Select User from the drop-down list.

  5. In the Username field, type the name of the local user you want to add to the local user authentication repository. The user name can be any length between 1 and 255 characters.

  6. In the Description field, type a descriptive comment about the local user.

  7. To enable the user to log in, select the User is enabled checkbox.

  8. In the Password field, type a password for the local user, and type it again in the Confirm Password field.

    The password must conform to the password policy configured for the local authentication server. For more information, see Configuring Local User Storage.

  9. To require the user to change password at initial login, select the User must change password at next login checkbox.
  10. In the User Group section, select a local group for the user from the Add this user to group drop-down menu. Select:

    • None if you do not want to add the user to a local group.

    • (New) to create a new group for this user; and then enter the group name in the New group name field.

  11. Expand the Advanced section to add an email address or device identifier for the user.

  12. In the Email Address field, configure an email address for the user.

    This address is used for sending one-time passwords to the user, and overrides the default username@domain email address. This e-mail address is assigned to the mail attribute for the user.

  13. In the Device identifier(s) field, enter one or more comma-delimited device identifiers for computers or other devices associated with this user. This value is used by the equipment identifier end-point-control feature to enforce user-device affinity. These values are assigned to the deviceId attribute.
  14. Click:

    • Save to create the local user account and save it to the local user authentication repository on the appliance.

    • Save and Add Another to save it and then configure another local user.

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