SonicOSX 7 Users for the NSsp Series

Configuring Local Users

Local users are users stored and managed on the SonicWall network security appliance’s local database. In Users > Local Users & Groups, you can view and manage all local users, add new local users, and edit existing local users. You can also import users from your LDAP server.

CheckboxUsed to select individual local users.
Expand/Collapse iconsBy default, only the local user’s username is listed. Clicking the Expand icon displays the groups to which the local user belongs.
NameLists the username of the local user; when expanded lists the name(s) of the groups to which the local user belongs.
Guest ServicesIndicates with a green checkmark icon whether guest services is active for the local user.
AdminDisplays the type of administration capabilities available to the local user.
VPN AccessDisplays a Comment icon for each local user and each group to which the local user is a member. Mousing over the icon displays the status of the local group’s VPN access and that of each member of the group.
CommentsDisplays a Comment icon for each local user and each group to which the local user is a member. Mousing over the icon displays the comment entered when the local user or group was configured or edited.
QuotaFor each local user, displays a Statistics icon. Mousing over the icon displays any usage quota for the local user.
ConfigureDisplays the Edit and Delete icons for each local user. If an icon is dimmed or otherwise disabled, that function is not available for that local user or local group.

For information about authentication and two-factor passwords, refer to About Authentication and Passwords.

 

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