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Managing the Applications Lifecycle

 

OutSystems

Create an IT User

OutSystems allows you to manage IT users like developers, testers, and operators.

Consider that a new developer just joined the company and needs a user to login in the platform. To create the new IT user, do the following:

  1. In your LifeTime console (https://<lifetime_env>/lifetime), go to the USER MANAGEMENT area.

  2. Choose USERS and click the New User link.

  3. Fill in the form with the user’s information. You must set the Default Role of the user by this time. Afterward, you can grant the user additional permissions through a team or for specific applications.

  4. Click the Create button to create the user.

Check the OutSystems permission model for IT users to better understand which should be the user’s default role and how can you grant the user with additional permissions.

Centralized user management

LifeTime console (https://<lifetime_env>/lifetime) is the master of data for IT users and ensures that every user has the same credentials in all environments that are registered in LifeTime. When you register an environment in LifeTime, from that moment on you will not be able to change the accounts of IT users in the Service Center of that environment.

When you create or update an IT user account in LifeTime, the user's credentials will be updated in LifeTime's database and that change is also propagated to all registered environments. This behavior is also enforced by LifeTime's synchronization process.

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