User Groups and EASAP Categories allow a User to:
To classify a User or an EASAP:
Assign an EASAP to a new or existing CATEGORY in one of two ways:
'My New Category' will become available in the Users and User groups pages (below).
An EASA system comes configured with two default User accounts:
These correspond to the EASA roles of Author and Administrator, respectively.
An Author will design, build, test and then publish an EASAP using the EASAP Builder interface and the browser-accessible EASA Server web pages.
These actions are available in Author-mode on the EASA web pages, the license limits the number of Authors.
An Administrator will take care of administrative tasks which may include database configuration, access control, license management, security monitoring, resource allocation, etc…
These actions are available in Administrator-mode on the EASA web pages. The EASA license does not limit the number of Administrator accounts, but for practical reasons, access should be limited to a few Administrators.
The 'author' account is configured to allow Author and Administrator access.
To modify User configuration go to the EASA web pages:
Displayed on the Users tab are the default and new added Users.
Next to the User Management heading, a drop down menu contains the following options:
Check boxes allow or disallow Author or Administrator privilege for each User.
Follow the steps below to change the default password for 'admin' and 'author':
From EASA 6.1.2 minimum password requirements may be configured by an Administrator in: <SERVERDATA>/easa/admin/config/password.properties
Modify either or both of:
To configure User groups
This table shows the binding between one or more EASAP Categories and the User group(s) which may access each Category.
A User group identifies which Users may:
Buttons below the table allow:
Depending on context All Categories may mean either:
An Author may discover an EASAP user's User group using a CONTACT DETAILS object.
A User group may have have a higher level of authorization than another and be able to access greater functionality within an EASAP.