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Creating Users

Overview

Every employee that works within Magento must have their own User ID and Password.  Additionally, their Magento credentials must be unique to Magento.  Users should not use a favorite password that is also used on other sites.

Administrators have the ability to create users and assign them Roles.  Here's how.

  • Log into Magento > System > Permissions > Users

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  • Select "Add New User" in the upper right corner.

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  • Fill in the Required Fields on the next screen.

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NOTE: If you use a password storage tool like RoboFormDashlane or LastPass, consider using the password generator for the password.  This will insure the password is truly unique.

  • User Role: Your new user must be assigned a Role in order for the user to work or access any of the Magento menus.  Select the Role they should have.

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  • Save User: When ready, select "save user" in the upper right corner.  NOTE: You'll be required to enter your password before saving the user.

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NOTE: The role Administrator should be reserved for the Account Owner and Modern Retail staff.  All other users should be assigned a different role.

 

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