The User Administration - Overview

The section provides an introduction to the basic user administration functions in PoolParty.

In User Administration, you can create new users and edit or delete existing ones. Additionally, you can manage User Rights and Permissions .

You can assign User Roles to individual users. User roles in PoolParty determine the access rights and editing permissions users have.

Afterward, you can assign User Groups to users, which determines their access rights to projects, ontologies and custom schemes that have been assigned the same user groups.

Permissions are granted server-wide. Additionally, you can change theUser Roles for a user per project. Their server-wide permissions are overruled in that project.


The User Administration is only available in the PoolPartySuperAdmin role.

Open a PoolParty project to be able to see the User Administration of a project.

How to Open the User Administration in PoolParty

  1. Open the User Administration using the icon in the toolbar.

  2. The node of the current user is active per default. You can find the user information in the User Details tab.


Available User Administration Functions

In PoolParty's User Administration the following topics will guide you through settings and options:


You can also create and manage PoolParty users directly by using the API calls of the User Management Services.

PoolParty uses Spring Security for authentication and authorization. That way it can be integrated with other authentication mechanisms, for example, LDAP, AD.

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