How to Manage Account Users

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A "user" is any employee who has a different username and password to access your DistributorCentral account. Multiple users can be added to an account and each user has a unique set of account "rights".  This means that not all users can access any part of the distributor's account. For example, You can have a "Website Administrator" user who can only access the website editor, or an "Orders Administrator" user who can enter or edit orders only. The rights associated with the user are called the "User Groups". 

By editing the users, you can change the first name, last name, email address, and login credentials for the user accounts.

  1. To add or edit users for your DistributorCentral account
  2. Go to the Account menu towards the to the left of the page
  3. Click on Users in the bottom of the drop-down menu
  4. Click on the User Maintenance menu

In the "Account User List" page, you can Add a new user or Edit an existing one. 

To add a new user: 

  1. Click on Add New User to the right of the screen
  2. Fill out the required information for the user    
    1. The username must be unique throughout DistributorCentral. The system will alert you if the username entered is already taken 
    2. The password must meet the minimum security criteria to be saved
  3. Click Save to save your changes
  4. Click the User Group Assignments tab 
  5. Select the User Groups that this user will have access too and move them to the Member of box
  6. Click Save to save your changes

To edit an existing user: 

  1. From the Account User List page, click the Edit button, to the right of the user you need to edit
  2. Change the information need
  3. Click Save when done

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