Database Administration – Adding Users and Privileges

March 30, 2021 Heather Volk

Information:

Fabrication can add different users with set permissions and privileges. This is a great option for keeping all users from being able to delete or change the database.

Steps:

  1. Go to Start Menu > Fabrication CADmep (Year) Folder > Configure Users
  2. Select the correct database.
  3. A pop up that says “Cannot Run User Manager: This program is not for single-user installations. Click ok.

  1. Go in Fabrication Database Folder: This PC > C: drive > Users > Public > Public Documents > Autodesk > Fabrication (Year) > Imperial Content > V3.06 > Database
  2. Create a folder named Users
  3. Go back to Start Menu > Fabrication CADmep (Year) Folder > Configure Users
  4. Select the correct database
  5. A new pop up will appear with a login screen:

  1. Type in the default Username and Password for the admin.

User: Administrator

Password: admin

 

  1. Configure Privileges and permissions for your users. The first screen will show users, ID’s, privileges and if it is a single user or not.

 

Create, Edit or Delete:

  1. Create New:

Click on “User” > “New” and fill in information:

User type = Log in name

Password = If necessary

(If you do not want a password leave it blank)

Option to enforce single log in and/ or create admin account.

Then filter and sort what the user can and cannot do.

  1. Edit Users:

Double click on the user you want to edit and make changes then click ok.

 

  1. Delete Users:

Right click on the user and select “delete”.

About the Author

Heather Volk

Sr. Technical Support Specialist, Building Solutions<br><br>Heather is responsible for responding to customer requests and helping them address technical challenges in a timely manner. She is an experienced Computer Aided Design Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. She has strong arts and design professional skills in AutoCAD, plumbing, computer aided design (CAD), project estimation, and facility management, and a history of providing training and technical support.

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