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16 16  1.1 Changing the password for a user
17 -This section of the manual contains a feature that exists in the skin but the link to it has yet to be added.
18 18  1. Login as an Administrator.
19 19  1. Click: "*Administration*" top right corner - this will open the main Administration page.
20 20  1. Choose the tab: *Users* to bring up an overview of all users.
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22 22  1. To the URL of the page add the follwing extention: *?xpage=passwd* . This will give you a URL looking something like<br /> http : // server/xwiki/bin/view/XWiki/~~A UserName~~?xpage=passwd
23 23  1. Update the password.
24 24  1. Click the *Update* button to save your change. (Don't forget to tell the user)
24 +1. To change *your own password*, click on your username in the top right corner. This will redirect you to your profile. Then, follow the *Change password* link in the menu.
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26 26  {image:changepassword.jpg}
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User Management

These instructions assume you're using Albatross or Toucan skin (screenshots for Toucan).

Adding Users to a XWiki

  1. Login as an administrator.
  2. Click: "Administration" top right corner - this will open the main Administration page.
  3. Choose the tab: Users to bring up an overview of all users.
  4. Click on "Add new user" button to open the registration lightbox.
  5. Complete the user information and press "Save"
  6. You can also customize the way users are registered in your xwiki by overriding the XWiki.Registration page.

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Changing the password for a user

This section of the manual contains a feature that exists in the skin but the link to it has yet to be added.

  1. Login as an Administrator.
  2. Click: "Administration" top right corner - this will open the main Administration page.
  3. Choose the tab: Users to bring up an overview of all users.
  4. Click on the chosen username.
  5. To the URL of the page add the follwing extention: ?xpage=passwd . This will give you a URL looking something like
     http : // server/xwiki/bin/view/XWiki/A UserName?xpage=passwd
  6. Update the password.
  7. Click the Update button to save your change. (Don't forget to tell the user)
  8. To change your own password, click on your username in the top right corner. This will redirect you to your profile. Then, follow the Change password link in the menu.

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Editing an existing user

  1. Login as an Administrator.
  2. Click: "Administration" top right corner - this will open the main Administration page.
  3. Choose the tab: Users to bring up an overview of all users.
  4. You have two options: 
  5. Click the username you wish to edit.
    • On the userpage click Edit in the top left corner - this will open a page editing view.
    • Select the "Objects" tab (can be selected directly from the previous step above).
    • Select the "XWiki.XWikiUsers" object and edit the entries (name, e-mail, etc...) according to your requirements.
    • Click "Save and View" - to save the changes you have made.
  6. Click on the pencil icon near the user you want to edit.
    • This will open up a lightbox with the main information of that user, which you can edit in place.
    • After your modifications press "Save" to be redirected to the Users view.
    • There is also a link to the complete user profile, where you can proceed as above (first option).

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Deleting a user

  1. Login as an Administrator.
  2. Delete the user by using the X button in Users view.
  3. Once a user is deleted from Users table, it will also be deleted from any group he's member of.

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