You can control which users have access to sFlowTrend-Pro by using the user authentication feature of sFlowTrend-Pro. User authentication is configured via the Manage users dialog. This dialog contains a table which lists all the configured users and allows you to add users, change the password and role for a user, and delete users.→ menu item, which launches the
By default, there are no users configured in sFlowTrend-Pro and user authentication is disabled. This means that any user can use sFlowTrend-Pro and will have all the permissions associated with the Administrator role. If you are connecting to a remote server with user authentication disabled, the User name and Password fields in the Connection dialog (see Section 12.3, “Connecting to a server”) can be left blank and will be ignored.
Once you have added at least one user, user authentication is enabled and any user wishing to run sFlowTrend-Pro as an application or connect to the server, must login with a configured user login name and password.
Clicking on thebutton, launches a dialog that allows you to enter the details for a new user:
The role that the user should be assigned. sFlowTrend-Pro includes three roles:
If you decide to enable user authentication, then you must always configure at least one user who is an Administrator. This means that the first user that you add, must be an Administrator. In addition if you use the edit button to edit a user, or the delete button to delete a user, the user interface will enforce maintaining at least one Administrator. This means that you will be prevented from deleting the last user.
After having configured user authentication, if you decide to allow
uncontrolled user access, you can do so by deleting the file