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QTS 5.0.x

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Creating Multiple Users

  1. Go to Control Panel > Privilege > Users.
  2. Click Create > Create Multiple Users.

    The Multiple Users Creation Wizard appears.

  3. Click Next.
  4. Specify the following information.



    User Name Prefix

    Specify a username that contains a maximum of 23 ASCII characters and that does not:

    • Contain a space

    • Begin with the following characters: - # @

    • Contain the following characters: grave accent (`), asterisk (*), equal sign (=), plus sign (+), square brackets ([ ]), curly brackets ({}), slash (\), vertical bar (|), semicolon (;), colon (:), apostrophe ('), quotation mark ("), comma (,), less than sign (< ), greater than sign (>), backslash (/), question mark (?), percent sign (%), dollar sign ($), and the space character.

    This prefix will be included before all usernames.

    Example: test

    User Name Start No

    Specify a start number with a maximum of 8 digits.

    Example: 1


    QTS removes leading zeros in starting numbers. For example, 001 becomes 1.

    Number of Users

    Specify the number of users (1–4095).

    Example: 5


    Specify a password that contains a maximum of 64 ASCII characters.

    Verify Password

    Enter the password again.

    Show password

    Select this option to see the password.


    The username format is [username prefix][user number]. The specified start number and number of users determine the user number.

    Using the examples, the users created will have the following usernames: test1, test2, test3, test4, and test5.

  5. Click Next.
  6. Specify the following information.



    Disallow the user to change password

    When selected, QTS prevents the user from changing the password.

    User must change password at first logon

    When selected, the user must change the password when logging in for the first time.

    Disable this account

    Select this option to disable the user account. You can either select to disable the account Now or specify an Expiry Date.

  7. Click Next.

    The Create Private Network Share screen appears.

  8. Optional: Create a private network share for each user.
    1. Select Yes.
    2. Click Next.
    3. Specify the following information.



    Hide network drive

    Selecting this option hides the folder in Windows networks. Users who know the specific path can still access the folder.

    Lock File (Oplocks)

    Opportunistic lock (Oplocks) is a Windows file locking mechanism that facilitates caching and access control to improve performance. This feature is enabled by default and should only be disabled in networks where multiple users simultaneously access the same files.

    Disk Volume

    Select the data volume where the private network share will be created.

    To continue without creating a private network share, select No.

  9. Click Next.

    QTS creates the user accounts and adds them to the displayed user list.

  10. Click Finish.