Note: This feature is available to Supervisor and Engineer access levels only.
Multiple users can be registered on the saw. Each user can have their own account secured by a password and be assigned a specific User Access Level. Additionally, user accounts can be useful to monitor the production levels of specific individuals operating the saw (see User Summaries).
To open the User Management window, select User Management... from the Tools drop-down menu in the Simple menu bar.
To add a new user or change the details of an existing user, do the following:
- In the User Management window, select the user you wish to edit (if applicable).
Click or as appropriate.
The above window pops up.
Enter or edit the user's details.
Notes:The password is case-sensitive.The password fields are greyed out if the access level of the user is below the password level set in the User Management window.For more details about the Access Level field, see User Access Levels.
You can check Set as Default user if you want this user to be logged in automatically when Simple starts.
Notes:The default user will be logged in automatically without a password prompt. Therefore, this option is not recommended for users with high access level (Supervisor or Engineer).If no user is set as default, a manual login will be required to operate the saw.
- Click .
User access control enables plant management to restrict certain personnel from accessing some advanced features and altering system settings.
To change the access level of a user, do the following:
- In the User Management window, select the user you wish to change the access level of.
- Click .
- Select the new access level from the drop-down list.
- Click .
The Password Level feature makes it possible to disable the password protection for the users below a certain access level. This setting can be changed in the Password Level field at the bottom of the User Management window.
By default, password protection is enabled for all access levels (Password Level is set to Operator). If you want to enable the password protection for the users with a supervisor or engineer access level but not with an operator access level, select Supervisor from the Password Level drop-down list.
To remove a user, do the following:
- In the User Management window, select the user you wish to remove.
- Click .
- Click in the confirmation window.
The password of the currently logged-in user can be easily changed in the Change Password window. To open the Change Password window, select Change Password... from the Tools drop-down menu in the Simple menu bar.
Note: This feature is greyed out if the access level of the currently logged-in user is below the password level set in the User Management window. For more details, see Password Level, User Access Levels and Change the access level of a user.