Users Menu and Features

Users Menu and Features

This article gives an overview of the user's menu and its features.

You will learn:
  1. What user permissions are.
  2. Which permissions Anchor users have access to.
  3. How to access user permissions.
  4. What Egnyte user permissions are.
  5. How to access Egnyte user permissions.
  6. Which permissions Egnyte users have access to.
  7. The different features of the Users tab in the Anchor dashboard.
  8. The different features of the configurations tab in the Anchor dashboard.
  9. How to use the folder structure in the Anchor dashboard.
  10. How to login to the Anchor dashboard.

What are user permissions?

Actions available for users when following file governance rules. Endpoint users have been given all permissions listed below:

Permission

Description

Anchor

A user can Anchor (encrypt) a file. Files will be given default access rules when Anchored.

UnAnchor

A user can unAnchor (decrypt) a file. This action will be logged. Note, Anchor cannot control unAnchored files.

UI

A user can access the local admin panel. Users with access will be able to edit, Anchor, unAnchor, add and remove protected folders, and change existing Anchored files' access rules.

Backup

A user can access historical versions of Anchored files.

Email

In one click menu, a user can unAnchor and attach it to an email. This action will be logged. Note, Anchor cannot control unAnchored files.


Users can right-click on a file and navigate to the Anchor menu to use the above features:


What are Egnyte user permissions?

Egnyte user permissions have been integrated into Anchor. 

Egnyte “Owner” and “Full” Permissions

Description

Open with Anchor

Opens documents in Anchor’s secure web app.

Secure with Anchor

Anchors plain text file with the organization’s default access rules.

Remove Anchor Protection

UnAnchors encrypted file. The resulting file will be unprotected plain text.

Show Anchor File Access Logs

Opens access logs for a selected file.

Share with Anchor

Allows users to share files outside the organization through our secure web app.


Egnyte “Viewer” and “Editor” Permissions

Description

Open with Anchor

Opens documents in Anchor’s secure web app.

Share with Anchor

Allows users to share files outside the organization through our secure web app.


Users can right-click on a file to access the above features:





Users Tab

The user's tab provides quick access to all the users within your organization that have access to Anchor protected content. 

The user's tab provides easy access to manage your internal users and the content they use.





All Anchor users are listed. The anchor can integrate with Microsoft Active Directory, Egnyte authenticates, or be managed manually. 



User Roles 

The user roles tab provides easy access to view, edit, and manage user roles. For more information about user roles, click here.



Clicking on the user roles tab will show you a list of all your organization's user roles.


Expanding an item will display users currently assigned to a user role.


The actions feature will allow you to view, edit, and delete options for a specific user role.


Viewing a user role provides access to its current design. Editing a user role
allows you to change this design.



Step 1: To view protected folders and files in the dashboard, click on the Servers tab. 




Step 2: Choose the server that contains your files by clicking on the plus sign to the left. This will allow you to expand and collapse rows. Click on your designated server.


Step 3: Click on the folder to the left to expand and collapse rows. By expanding rows, you can view the files or folders that are contained within a folder. You can find a file or folder by navigating through your folder structure, or you can use the User Files Search at the top of the page.



How to Login

Users may log in with or without Active Directory.

Step 1: Enter in your credentials. Click Log in.


Step 2: You will have access to the dashboard.



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