User accounts in Plesk allow specific individuals or account holders to access Plesk. The Plesk administrator can create and manage new user accounts. Using Plesk, the admin can assign roles and deny access to others depending on what the user is delegated to do. The individuals can use the accounts to access Plesk and manage applications, websites, and e-mail accounts which are registered under your domains.
This article is going to describe the steps of creating and managing users in Plesk.
How to Manage Users in Plesk
Creating a User
To create a user, you log in to Plesk and on the left sidebar, click Users.
Under User Accounts, click on the Create User Account.
On the Create User Account, under General Information, fill in the details, i.e. Contact name and Email address.
Scroll down and click User role, assign the user a specific role you want to. The user roles allow the user to have the administrative rights to access the applications that have been selected for them. Under Access to subscriptions, you can assign the subscription you want the user to have access to. The “All” subscription allows the user to have access to all the hosting accounts.
Navigate to the Plesk Preferences, in the Username text box, you can type in the name you want to use or you can use the email address you had assigned. Then set and confirm the Password in the Password text box. And select the language under Plesk Language drop-down.
Ensure that the check on the User is active textbox and then click OK.
The user account you have created will appear in the list Users and a message will appear confirming the account creation.
Managing a User
Once you have created a user, you can use the administrative account to manage the users and you can assign a different role or change their subscriptions or edit the Username and Password. To manage users, you Login to Plesk and click Users.
The list of users you have created will appear and under Contact name, you click the account you want to make changes to.
Select Permissions, on the Role Section, click edit and you can make changes and assign users different roles.
On Access to Plesk Services, you can edit and Grant or Deny the user access to the selected Plesk Services, click OK.
Once you click OK, a new page under Permissions will display the roles assigned and those denied.
The roles under Granted means the user has the privileges of making changes while those under Denied, the user cannot making any alterations.
Removing a User
Under managing users, you can remove a user if you do not want them to have access to the account. To remove a user, you Login to Plesk and click Users.
On the Users window, you select the user you want to remove and click Remove.
Click Yes in the dialog box that pops up to confirm the account removal.
Then account will be deleted from the list. And you will get a confirmation message indicating that the account was removed.
Using the clearly described steps above, one can comfortably create and manage users in Plesk.
Additionally, Using Plesk, you can remove a user and he/she can no longer have access to Plesk. You can now manage the users that access your Plesk hosting account.
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