QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Modifying User Account Information

  1. Go to Control Panel > Privilege > Users.
  2. Locate a user.
  3. Perform any of the following tasks.

    Task

    User Action

    Change password

    1. Under Action, click .

      The Change Password window appears.

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

      Note:

      For "admin" accounts, the new password cannot be the default password (1st MAC address).

    3. Verify the password.

    4. Click Apply.

    Edit account profile

    1. Under Action, click .

      The Edit Account Profile window appears.

    2. Edit the settings.

      The Edit Account Profile window provides the following settings not included in the Create a User window:

      • Description (optional): Specify a user description that contains a maximum of 50 characters.

      • Disallow the user to change password: When selected, QTS prevents the user from changing the password.

      • 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.

        Note:

        QNAP recommends users to create a new administrator account and disable the "admin" account. To create an administrator account, see Creating an Administrator Account.

    3. Modify the quota for the user.

      Note:

      This option is only available when quotas are enabled.

      • No Limit: Quota settings do not apply to the user.

      • Limit disk space to: Specify a quota for the user.

      • Use group quotas: Group quota settings apply to the user.

      Important:

      Individual quotas may override group quotas.

    4. Click OK.

    Edit user group membership

    1. Under Action, click .

      The Edit User's Groups window appears.

    2. Select or deselect user groups.

    3. Click Apply.

    Edit shared folder permissions

    1. Under Action, click .

      The Edit Shared Folder Permission window appears.

    2. Edit the user's permissions for each shared folder.

    3. Optional: Select Apply changes to subfolders.

    4. Click Apply.

    Edit application privileges

    1. Under Action, click .

      The Edit Application Privileges window appears.

    2. Select the applications that the user is allowed to access.

    3. Click Apply.

    Tip:

    QNAP recommends denying access to applications and network services that the user does not require.

    By default, administrator accounts have access to all applications.