How to Add Users to Your LogMeIn Account
Invite others to access computers in your LogMeIn account.
- Go to www.LogMeIn.com.
- Log in to your account using your LogMeIn ID (email address) and password.
The Computers page is displayed.
- On the left menu, click Users. The Users page is displayed.
- Click Add Users.
The Invite users to access your computers page is displayed.
- Enter the Email address of each user you want to invite. The address will be used to log in at LogMeIn.com.
Tip: Anyone with an email address can be added as a user. A LogMeIn account is not required in advance.
- Optionally, add the new users to a User Group.
- Select Grant All Permissions to enable all user permissions and allow access to all computers in the account.
- Set permissions relating to LogMeIn Central.
Permission Description Enable LogMeIn Central When selected, users will always work in the LogMeIn Central interface. Otherwise, users will always work in the simple LogMeIn interface. Reports Allow users to view LogMeIn Central reports. To view Hamachi reports, users must also have the following permission: Access networks in the account. Alert management Allow users to create and manage alerts. Premier only. Configuration management Allow users to create host preference packages. Computer group management Allow users to create and manage groups of computers. View inventory data Allow users to view inventory reports. Users must also have the following permissions: Reports and Alert Management. Premier only. Inventory management Allow users to enable/disable inventory data collection for Windows hosts in this account. Only valid for users with access to all computers in the account. Premier only. Create and modify One2Many tasks Allow users to create and modify One2Many tasks. Premier only. Run One2Many tasks Allow users to run One2Many tasks. Premier only.
- Set additional permissions.
Permission Description User management Allow users to edit and delete users in this account. To add users, users must also have the following permission: Enable LogMeIn Central. Login policy management Allow users to apply a login policy to all users in a LogMeIn Central account, including the account holder. See How to Set a Password Strength Requirement. Login credentials can be saved Allow users to enable the Remember Login Credentials option on the Account > Security page, which allows users to save host login credentials when connecting to a LogMeIn host. See How to Set Up Automatic Authentication. Create desktop shortcut Allow users to create desktop shortcuts for quick access to LogMeIn hosts. Deployment Allow users to install LogMeIn host software and LogMeIn Backup. To generate Installation Links, users must also have the following permission: Enable LogMeIn Central. To deploy Hamachi networks, users must also have the following permission: Network and Client Management. Update and Anti-Virus Management Allow users to manage Windows and Microsoft updates and to use the Anti-Virus Management feature. To manage updates on multiple computers, users must also have the following permission: Enable LogMeIn Central.Management features are available for Premier only. Enable account-level security features Allow users to edit security settings on the account email address > Account > Security tab.
- Define the LogMeIn interface users will see when accessing LogMeIn host computers.
Permission Description Group settings apply Allow users to see the LogMeIn interface made available to members of the assigned User Group. Show advanced interface when available Allow users to see the "Detailed mode" with remote management menus, such as Computer Management, Computer Settings, Performance Info, etc. Show simplified LogMeIn interface Allow users to see the "Compact view" without remote management menu options.
- Set the computers that users can access.
Permission Description Group settings apply Allow users to access all computers made available to members of the assigned User Group. Access all computers in the account Allow users to access all computers in the account. Specify the groups and computers the selected user can access Select an entire group by selecting the box next to the name in the left pane.Important: Computers can be reassigned, or moved, from one group to another. If moved, a computer may become inaccessible to some users.
- Set Network (Hamachi) permissions.
Permission Description Access networks in the account Allow users to access all Hamachi networks in the account. Network and Client Management Allow users to create and edit Hamachi networks and deploy Hamachi clients. Edit Client Defaults Allow users to change the default settings applied to deployed Hamachi clients. Edit Network Defaults Allow users to change the default settings applied to new Hamachi networks.
- Click Send Invitation. You can view the invitation email by clicking Preview Invitation Email.
- The invited users must open the invitation and click the invitation link. Any invitee who is not yet a LogMeIn user will be prompted to create a LogMeIn account. Any invitee who is already a LogMeIn user will have a new profile added to his existing LogMeIn account: User of [your "Company Name"].
- Once the user has accepted the invitation, the following security permissions become available at the bottom of the page.
Option Description Emailed security code Require users to enter a security code when accessing the profile User of [your "Company Name"]. LogMeIn sends the code via email to the specified address. Each code can be used only once. Printed security code Require users to enter a security code from a printed list when accessing the profile User of [your "Company Name"]. LogMeIn generates a list of one-time security codes for printing. Each time a user accesses the profile, he will be prompted to enter a code from the printed list. The user will be able to generate a new list of codes on the Account > Security tab. Enforce two-factor authentication for this user Require users to follow a two-step process to verify their identity. They can choose any method currently available for LogMeIn. The policy cannot force them to use a specific method. For details, see Two-Step Verification.
Example: Inviting a user who already has a LogMeIn account
Their original profile (for their own LogMeIn account) will be called Account Holder of [his own "Company Name" as saved on the Billing page]. Their profile for your Central account will be called User of [your "Company Name" as saved on the Billing page].