Specifying Permissions for Users and User Groups in your Account
Specify what permissions users and user groups have when accessing hosts in your account.
For information on adding users, see How to Add Users to Your Account.
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Permission Description Enable Central When selected, users will always work in the Central interface. Otherwise, users will always work in the simple client interface. Reports Allow users to view 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. Former Central Premier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Automation module subscribers 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. Available to former Central Premier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Insight module subscribers 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. Available to former Central Premier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Insight module subscribers only. Create and modify One2Many tasks Allow users to create and modify One2Many tasks. Available to former CentralPremier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Automation module subscribers only. Run One2Many tasks Allow users to run One2Many tasks. Available to former CentralPremier subscribers and current Central Base plan plus Automation module subscribers only. Anti-virus management Allow users to use the Antivirus (AV) Management feature and deploy a selected antivirus policy on hosts.
- Files, you can grant access to files and folders stored in your account using the Files for LogMeIn feature. For more information, see Files for LogMeIn: Storage for your files and folders.
Permission Description All files and folders in my account Grant access to all files and folders stored in your account. This allows the user to read, modify, and delete your files and folders. None Do not allow the user to access the Files feature. None of your data stored in Files is made available unless you choose to share a link. Only specific folders To grant access to specific folders, go to the Files page and click Share folder for any folder. You can choose to either share a link that gives anyone read-only access to the folder or you can invite users who will be able to read, modify, or delete items in the folder.Remember: You cannot invite users to individual files. Individual files can only be shared via link – meaning you can either share a file with anyone who has the link or with nobody at all.
Permission Description User management Allow users to edit and delete users in this account. To add users, users must also have the following permission: EnableCentral. Login policy management Allow users to apply a login policy to all users in aCentral 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 Host. See How to Set Up Automatic Authentication. Create desktop shortcut Allow users to create desktop shortcuts for quick access to Hosts. Deployment Allow users to install Host software. To generate Installation Links, users must also have the following permission: EnableCentral. 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: EnableCentral.Anti-Virus Management features are available for former Central Premier subscribers and current Central Base plus Security module subscribers only. Enable account-level security features Allow users to edit security settings on the .
- Define the interface users see when accessing Host computers.
Permission Description Group settings apply Allow users to see the 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.
- Group/Computer Permission.
Permission Description Group settings apply Allow users to access all computers made available to members of the assigned User Group.Note: Group settings apply is not visible when editing permissions for a 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. See About the Impact of Group Changes (Moved Computers) on User Access.
- Set Network (Hamachi) permissions. For more information on Hamachi, see What's new in Hamachi.
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.
- Once the user has accepted the invitation, the following security permissions become available under Extra Security
Option Description Emailed security code Require users to enter a security code when accessing the profile User of [your "Company Name"]. The code is sent 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"]. A list of one-time security codes is generated 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 the client. The policy cannot force them to use a specific method. For details, see Two-Step Verification.
Article last updated: 12 December, 2022