This page tells you how to authorise users to access Crowd, without giving them Crowd administration rights. Only Crowd administrators can authorise other users to access Crowd.
Administrators and Non-Administrators
Authorised Crowd users who are not administrators can also access the Crowd Console. They will see a subset of functionality, which we call the 'Self-Service Console'. Refer to the Crowd User Guide for details of this functionality.
Non-administrators cannot affect other users or the Crowd installation
Granting Crowd user rights will give your users the power to update their own profiles and passwords and view their authorisation details. But they will not be able to view or update other user profiles, nor perform any Crowd administration functions.
Authorising Non-Administrators to Use the Crowd Self-Service Console
To authorise a non-administrator to use Crowd, you should ensure that both of the following are true:
- The person's username is in a user directory where all users are authorised to use Crowd. See the instructions below.
- The person is not a member of a group mapped to the 'crowd' application. (Group members will have Crowd administration rights.)
To grant an entire directory access to Crowd,
Screenshot: Granting an entire directory access to the 'crowd' application