Use the Azure portal to manage users on your Azure Stack Edge Pro

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This article describes how to manage users on your Azure Stack Edge Pro. You can manage the Azure Stack Edge Pro via the Azure portal or via the local web UI. Use the Azure portal to add, modify, or delete users.

In this article, you learn how to:

  • Add a user
  • Modify user
  • Delete a user

About users

Users can be read-only or full privilege. Read-only users can only view the share data. Full privilege users can read share data, write to these shares, and modify or delete the share data.

  • Full privilege user - A local user with full access.
  • Read-only user - A local user with read-only access. These users are associated with shares that allow read-only operations.

The user permissions are first defined when the user is created during share creation. They can be modified by using File Explorer.

Add a user

Do the following steps in the Azure portal to add a user.

  1. In the Azure portal, go to your Azure Stack Edge resource and then go to Users. Select + Add user on the command bar.

    Select add user

  2. Specify the username and password for the user you want to add. Confirm the password and select Add.

    Specify username and password

    Important

    These users are reserved by the system and should not be used: Administrator, EdgeUser, EdgeSupport, HcsSetupUser, WDAGUtilityAccount, CLIUSR, DefaultAccount, Guest.

  3. A notification is shown when the user creation starts and is completed. After the user is created, from the command bar, select Refresh to view the updated list of users.

Modify user

You can change the password associated with a user once the user is created. Select from the list of users. Enter and confirm the new password. Save the changes.

Modify user

Delete a user

Do the following steps in the Azure portal to delete a user.

  1. In the Azure portal, go to your Azure Stack Edge resource and then go to Users.

    Select user to delete

  2. Select a user from the list of users and then select Delete. When prompted, confirm the deletion.

    Select user to delete 2

The list of users is updated to reflect the deleted user.

Updated list of users

Next steps