Difference: ManagingUsers (8 vs. 9)

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Manage Users

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Register User

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List Users

 
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You don't have to have user home pages in TWiki for Authentication to work - see TWikiUserAuthentication for details.
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Register Users

You don't have to have user profile pages in TWiki for Authentication to work - see TWikiUserAuthentication for details.

 
  • TWikiRegistration is used when you want new users to individually register with TWiki by filling out a form
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Change, Reset and Install Passwords

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For administrators only:

  • BulkRegistration to register multiple users at the same time
  • Default user profile page form definition and template:
    • UserForm in TWiki web - form definition (do not change)
    • NewUserTemplate in TWiki web - template page (do not change)
  • Customized user profile page form definition and template:
    • UserForm in Main web - form definition (clone from the one in the TWiki web and customize)
    • NewUserTemplate in Main web - template page (clone from the one in the TWiki web and customize)

Query and Edit User Account Data (Passwords, E-mails)

  Note that the below features are only relevant when you use an internal password manager where TWiki can set and reset passwords.

  • ChangePassword is for users who can remember their password and want to change it
  • ResetPassword is for users who cannot remember their password; a system generated password is e-mailed to them
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Changing User Account Names

To change the user's WikiName:

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  • Rename the user's TWiki homepage in the Main web, such as from JaneSmith to JaneMiller.
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  • Rename the user profile page in the Main web, such as from JaneSmith to JaneMiller.
 
    • Fix backlinks in the Main web only
    • Make sure the group topics are updated (if any.)
  • Edit the Main.TWikiUsers topic and move the user's entry so that the list is in proper alphabetical order.
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META PREFERENCE name="ALLOWTOPICCHANGE" title="ALLOWTOPICCHANGE" type="Set" value="Main.TWikiAdminGroup"
 

Note: Remember to secure the topic appropriately to prevent attackers from getting emailed sensitive passwords.

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Related Topics: AdminDocumentationCategory
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Related topics: UserToolsCategory, AdminToolsCategory

META PREFERENCE name="ALLOWTOPICCHANGE" title="ALLOWTOPICCHANGE" type="Set" value="%25USERSWEB%25.TWikiAdminGroup"
 
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