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Creating Users and Groups

UsersLink to this section

  1. Navigate to Setup > Groups.
  2. In the top right corner of the screen, click the +New button.
  3. In the User Information panel, enter a username (required).
    User Information panel
  4. In the "Password" field, enter an password. This field isn't present if your school has a Single Sign-On solution set up.
  5. Enter a first name, last name, phone number, and email address as appropriate.
  6. In the Restrictions panel, choose the appropriate user level from the "User Level" dropdown.
    Restrictions panel
  7. If this user requires approval for publishing pages, select the user they should report to from the "Approver" dropdown and select the "Enforce Approver" checkbox as appropriate.
  8. If this user should have a custom toolbar assigned, select the appropriate option from the "Toolbar" dropdown.
  9. Select "Allow..." field checkboxes as appropriate to enable additional permissions.
  10. In the User Preferences panel, select the "Add to Dictionary" checkbox if appropriate.
    User Preferences panel
  11. If your school is using LDAP, in the LDAP Configuration panel enter the type of LDAP authentication, the hostname for LDAP, and the user's unique LDAP identifier ("DN").
    LDAP Configuration panel
  12. In the New User Options panel, from the "Assign to Groups" list, choose the group(s) you'd like this user to belong to.
    New User Options panel
  13. If you entered an email for this user, you can select the checkbox next to "Send Welcome Message" as appropriate.
  14. If you selected "Send Welcome Message," you can select the checkbox next to "Send Password in Welcome Message" as well as enter custom text into the "Additional Message to User" field.
  15. In the bottom right corner, click Create.

If your school is using a Single Sign-On (SSO) solution, then each username must exactly match the corresponding username within your SSO system.

GroupsLink to this section

In OU Campus, you can restrict access to content (e.g., web pages, sections, assets, snippets, components) by assigning access to a specific group of users. These groups need to be created before access is assigned.

  1. Navigate to Setup > Groups.
  2. In the top right corner of the screen, click the +New button.
  3. In the New Group box, enter a group name into the "Name" field.
    New Group box
  4. From the "Members" list, choose the selection box next to the users you'd like to add to this group.
  5. In the bottom right corner, click Save.