Administration > User > Adding a New User
  
Adding a New User
Follow these steps to add a user:
1 Click New from the User toolbar.

Add a New User
2 Enter the user information in the following fields:
User ID
Enter the login ID for the user.
AD User
Do not enter anything in this field; used to control access to the Cubes only.
AD Domain
Do not enter anything in this field; used to control access to the Cubes only.
First Name
Enter the user’s first name.
Last Name
Enter the user’s last name.
Common Name
Enter the user’s first name or nickname. The name entered in this field displays in the top right corner of the portal window.
Email address
Enter the user’s e-mail address.
Note: The Password and Confirm Password fields are grayed out. Do not enter anything in these fields because users set up their own passwords when they log in to the portal for the first time.
3 Choose a language from the Locale drop-down list. When the user logs in to the portal, the translatable objects in the UI translate into the selected language.
4 Choose an application role from the Application Role drop-down list. This setting determines which applications in the portal the user can access. The following roles are pre-installed in the BI portal:
Dashboard Only. Read-only access to view dashboards.
User. Views and collaborates on dashboards, reports, and visual items; access to Dashboard, Collaboration, and Report menus.
Designer. Views, edits, and creates queries, reports, visual items, and dashboards; access to the Design menu as well as the Dashboard, Collaboration, and Report menus.
Administrator. Manages user access, portal security, and the data warehouse; access to the Administration menu as well as the Dashboard, Collaboration, Report, and Design menus.
Note: All users have access to the Help menu.
5 Select the Object Security Groups and Data Security Models the user can access.
Note: The administrator can add additional Object Security Groups and Data Security Models. See Object Security Group and Data Security Model.
6 Click Save.
7 After adding a user, rebuild the data security model. Select Model Administrator from the Administrator drop-down menu.
8 Click the Build Security button. See Build Security.
9 An automated e-mail, which contains an auto-generated password and a link to the portal, is sent to users notifying them that they have access to the portal.
10 When the user logs in to the portal and creates a password, the user status changes to A(Active).