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access:index [2021/01/18 20:22] – [See Also] Add guest tag digital manaccess:index [2022/02/19 10:51] (current) – [Guest] Figured out the current logon requirements for asking about guest creation. Andre
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 There are multiple methods available for creating and editing user accounts: There are multiple methods available for creating and editing user accounts:
 +  * By calling or connecting to the BBS and selecting "New" at the Login prompt
   * [[module:makeuser]] module (user creation only)   * [[module:makeuser]] module (user creation only)
 +  * [[module:makeguest]] module (Guest account creation only)
   * [[util:uedit]] TUI user editor   * [[util:uedit]] TUI user editor
   * [[util:useredit]] GUI user editor   * [[util:useredit]] GUI user editor
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       * e.g. '';uedit'' command from the main menu of the default command shell       * e.g. '';uedit'' command from the main menu of the default command shell
  
 +==== Sysop ====
 +
 +The first user account created when connected to the [[server:Terminal]] server will automatically be given Sysop-level access (i.e., Security level 90, all flags and all exemptions).
 +
 +For this reason, the System Password is prompted for (with the SY: prompt)
 +during the first new user creation process.
 +
 +The sysop account is traditionally the first user record in the database
 +(i.e., user #1). This user account should not have the alias of "Sysop" - use your
 +real name or a handle instead. Synchronet automatically treats the alias of
 +Sysop specially and forwards any mail received for "Sysop" to user #1.
  
 ==== Guest ==== ==== Guest ====
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 === Guest Account Creation === === Guest Account Creation ===
  
-By default, if no ''Guest'' account exists, the sysop (user with [[level]] 99) will be asked during logon to the [[server:Terminal]] server whether they wish to create the ''Guest'' account at that time. If the sysop answers ''Yes'', the [[:module:makeguest]] [[:custom:JavaScript]] module will be executed to create the ''Guest'' account with the recommended access controls:+When a sysop with [[access:level|Security Level]] 99 logs into the [[server:Terminal]] serverthey will be asked to create a Guest account if the following conditions are met: 
 + 
 +  * Sysop's [[access:level|Security Level]] is 99 
 +  * ''Guest'' user does not already exist 
 +  * Sysop has not already been asked and said ''No'' and to not be asked again 
 + 
 +If the sysop answers ''Yes'', the [[:module:makeguest]] [[:custom:JavaScript]] module will be executed to create the ''Guest'' account with the recommended access controls:
  
   * [[Restrictions]]: ''G, K, P, M, W, R, C''   * [[Restrictions]]: ''G, K, P, M, W, R, C''
   * [[Exemptions]]: ''G, L, P, T''   * [[Exemptions]]: ''G, L, P, T''
 +
 +If you answered ''No'' to both the "create Guest?" and "Ask again later?" prompts, you will need to run the makeguest.js module manually if you wish to create a ''Guest'' account.
  
 ===== See Also ===== ===== See Also =====
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