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Guest account details

Guest user records created when guest accounts are generated are displayed in the user view with network and administrator users. The Guest Account Details window displays data from the guest template used to create the guest user.

  1. Select Users > User View.
  2. Search for the appropriate user.
  3. Select the user and either right-click or click Options.
  4. Select Guest Account Details.
Setting

Field

Description

User ID

Guest's email account which is used as the user ID at login.

Account Status

Indicates whether the guest account is enabled or disabled.

Sponsor

The administrator who created the guest account.

Account Type

Guest account type. Types include:

Guest: A visitor to your facility with limited or Internet-only network access.

Conference: A group of short- or long-term visitors to your organization who require identical but limited access to your network for typically one to five days.

Contractor: A temporary employee of your organization who may be granted all or limited network access for a specific time period generally defined in weeks or months.

Start Date

Date and time (using a 24-hour clock format) the account will become active for the guest or contractor.

End Date

Date and time the account will expire.

Login Availability

Times during which the guest is permitted to access the network.

Role

Role is an attribute of a user or a host. It is used in user/host profiles as a filter when assigning network access policies, endpoint compliance policies, and Supplicant EasyConnect policies.

Authentication

Indicates type of authentication used. Options include: Local, LDAP or RADIUS. Guests typically use Local authentication.

Account Duration

Amount of time this account will remain valid and usable.

Reauthentication Period

Number of hours the guest or contractor can access the network before reauthentication is required.

URL for Successful
Landing Page

Directs the guest or contractor to a specific web page when they have successfully logged into the network and passed the scan in an endpoint compliance policy. This field is optional and is used only if you have Portal V1 enabled in portal configuration.

URL for Acceptable Use Policy

Directs the guest or contractor to a specific web page that details the acceptable use policy for the network.

Password

The Guest's assigned password. Passwords are usually generated by the system unless the guests were bulk imported. Toggle Show Password/Hide Password to alternately display the password in plain text or as asterisks.

Guest account details

Guest user records created when guest accounts are generated are displayed in the user view with network and administrator users. The Guest Account Details window displays data from the guest template used to create the guest user.

  1. Select Users > User View.
  2. Search for the appropriate user.
  3. Select the user and either right-click or click Options.
  4. Select Guest Account Details.
Setting

Field

Description

User ID

Guest's email account which is used as the user ID at login.

Account Status

Indicates whether the guest account is enabled or disabled.

Sponsor

The administrator who created the guest account.

Account Type

Guest account type. Types include:

Guest: A visitor to your facility with limited or Internet-only network access.

Conference: A group of short- or long-term visitors to your organization who require identical but limited access to your network for typically one to five days.

Contractor: A temporary employee of your organization who may be granted all or limited network access for a specific time period generally defined in weeks or months.

Start Date

Date and time (using a 24-hour clock format) the account will become active for the guest or contractor.

End Date

Date and time the account will expire.

Login Availability

Times during which the guest is permitted to access the network.

Role

Role is an attribute of a user or a host. It is used in user/host profiles as a filter when assigning network access policies, endpoint compliance policies, and Supplicant EasyConnect policies.

Authentication

Indicates type of authentication used. Options include: Local, LDAP or RADIUS. Guests typically use Local authentication.

Account Duration

Amount of time this account will remain valid and usable.

Reauthentication Period

Number of hours the guest or contractor can access the network before reauthentication is required.

URL for Successful
Landing Page

Directs the guest or contractor to a specific web page when they have successfully logged into the network and passed the scan in an endpoint compliance policy. This field is optional and is used only if you have Portal V1 enabled in portal configuration.

URL for Acceptable Use Policy

Directs the guest or contractor to a specific web page that details the acceptable use policy for the network.

Password

The Guest's assigned password. Passwords are usually generated by the system unless the guests were bulk imported. Toggle Show Password/Hide Password to alternately display the password in plain text or as asterisks.