How to manage the rights of an API user ?

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To perform your automated actions, your API user will probably need specific rights.

Read on to learn how to add and give sufficient rights to an API user.

In this article you will find :

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When you create a new API user, this user has the same rights as a simple user. 

Add an API user to a Shared Space

In LockPass

In a Shared Space of your choice, click on « Manage Access », then add your API user.

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🚨 When you add a new API user to a LockPass Shared Space, they will have the following rights : 

  • Add a new password
  • View a password
  • Use a password

In LockFiles

In a Shared Solder of your choice, click « Manage Access » and then add your API user.

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🚨 When you add a new API user to a LockFiles shared space, the user will have the following rights : 

  • Adding a new file
  • Upload a file


Manage the rights of an API user on a Shared Space

In LockPass

To give full rights to a Shared Space, it is possible to name the API user as Category Manager.

In a Shared Space of your choice, click on « Manage Access », then once your API user is added click on « Promote to Category Manager ».

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Your API user will then have the status of Category Manager.

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🚨When you appoint a new API user as a Category Manager in a LockPass Shared Space, they will have the following rights : 

  • Change a password
  • Move a password
  • Delete a password
  • Create and delete additional sub-spaces (sub-categories)


In LockFiles

To give full rights to a Shared Space, it is possible to name the API user as Folder Manager.

In a Shared Space of your choice, click on « Manage access », then once your API user is added click on « Promote to Folder Manager » : 

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This will make your API user a Folder Manager status. 

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🚨When you appoint a new API user as a Folder Manager in a LockFiles shared folder, the user will have the following rights : 

  • Move a file
  • Deleting a file
  • Creating and deleting additional subspaces (subfolders)


Manage the rights of an API user to the entire dataset

To give an API user full rights over all LockSelf, you can name him/her Moderator.

  • Step 1 : In the Management tab, click on the API user and then click on « Upgrade to Moderator » in the information panel on the right.

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  • Step 2 : Confirm your action by clicking on « Validate ».

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Your API user will now have the status of Moderator.

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🚨With the Moderator status, the API user will therefore have access to all the stored data. Beware to limit the rights conditionally if needed. 

 

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