Create New Users

To create new Storyteller users:

  1. In the Storyteller Administration Portal, click User Management and select Users.
    For information on how to access the Admin Portal, see the About the Administration Portal article.
  2. In the Users page displayed, click Add User.
    In Storyteller, users must be manually created in the Storyteller Admin Portal and cannot be created in bulk via a Windows directory.
  3. On the New User page displayed, complete the user's basic profile by entering a username, display name, password, picking an instance administrator role, select the Enable Login checkbox, and then click Save.
    Mandatory fields are indicated with a red asterisk (*). You can also enter additional information, such as first and last name, title, department, and email.

The following table provides a description of each field for Storyteller users:

Name

Description

Username

Defines the username the user logs in with

Display Name

Defines the name that is displayed in the top right corner of the interface

Email

Defines the email associated with the user’s account

Title

Defines the user’s title within the organization

Department

Defines the department the user is in

Instance Administrator Role

Defines the role the user has in the instance

Enabled

Defines whether the user is enabled or not

License

Defines the type of license the user has – this not manually selected by the administrator, but determined by the type of role the user has

Source

Defines whether the user is a database user or windows user

For information on how to assign users to Groups, see the Add Users to Groups article.