In order to manage users, go to the
Organization Settings menu item in the top-right corner of the screen. From here, click on
Users in the left pane. You'll be presented with three sections,
Configure Self Signup,
Manage Invitations and
Configure Self Signup section contains self sign-up settings (see the
Sign-up section for details). The
Manage Invitations section contains pending invitations (invitations for a user that are still pending acknowledgement). The
Users section contains a list of all users on the system.
You are required to specify an
SMTP server in order to send account-related e-mail messages. (See Server Settings)
Configure Self Signup
You may want to allow anyone on your team to sign-up to your Backtrace instance themselves. In order to do this, enable a
whitelisted domain to your instance. Click on the
Allow signup from whitelisted domain and provide a domain name, a default role and an authentication method (use the default of
Password unless you're doing advanced configuration with PAM or SAML. You can configure SAML in the Single Sign On section.
For example, if you supply a domain of
backtrace.io, then anyone with a
backtrace.io will be able to sign up from the login page.
Invite a user
Additional users may be added through invitations. Click on
Send an invitation, then supply a username, e-mail address, authentication method and role. The user will be sent an e-mail with a private invitation link. If the authentication method is
Password, they will be required to set a password. If their authentication method is
PAM, they will use the system-configured password for their username. If
make sure you configure Single Sign On.
If an e-mail fails to send for some reason, the
Resend Email button can be used to resend an e-mail. It is also possible to
Copy Invite Link if you would like to provide a link directly to the user. Once a user has accepted an invitation, they will up under the
Users tab and the invitation will be removed.
In order to revoke an invitation, simply click on the
Remove a user
In order to remove a user, click on the
Users section and then click on the user you would like to remove. You will be presented with a new window. At the right of the screen, a
Delete user button is present that allows for the user to be deleted. .
Any configuration objects created by the user are presented before deletion. If a user owns any configuration objects (such as projects or tokens), deletion will fail. You are required to migrate ownership of all their projects and tokens in order for the deletion to succeed.
There are three roles in Backtrace.
- admin: Able to manage users, domain sign-up and projects within the tenant.
- member: Able to create and manage their own projects within the tenant. Able to send invitations.
- guest: Only able to view and manage their own user and settings. Unable to send invitations, modify existing configurations or create new projects.
In addition to this, there is a
superuser bit that can be set on users (go to the user page and modify the
Access Control dropdown). The
superuser bit may only be granted by other users with
superuser set. A
superuser is required to modify organization-wide settings, create new tenants, delete tenants, modify SSL settings, modify server-wide SMTP settings and modify listener configuration (the network ports for receiving crashes and receiving user requests).