Importing Login Accounts

Do the following steps to import login accounts to M-Files Server:

  1. Open M-Files Admin.
  2. In the left-side tree view, expand a connection to M-Files server.
  3. Click Login Accounts.
  4. In the task area, click Import Login Accounts.
    Result:The Import Login Accounts dialog is opened.
  5. Select either:
    • Choose from list to select the user group using drop-down menus. In Domain, select the desired domain. In Organizational unit, select the desired organizational unit within that domain. Finally, in User group, select the user group that you want to import.
    • Enter Name. This option is especially useful if you have so many user groups that searching the correct one from list is hard. Enter the name of the user group in the format <domain>\<user group> and click Show.
    Result:The list area in the dialog is populated with the members of the selected user group.
  6. Optional: Check the Include users from nested groups check box to be able to import login accounts from nested groups within the selected user group.
    Result:The list area in the dialog is populated with the members of the selected user group and the members of any user group nested within the selected user group.
  7. Select the login account or login accounts by clicking a login account on the list.
    You can select more than one item at once. Hold down the Ctrl key to select multiple individual items or hold down the ⇧ Shift key to select adjacent items on the list.
  8. Using the License type for new login accounts drop-down menu, select the license type for the login accounts to be imported.
    For more information about license types, see License type.
  9. Click OK to import the selected login accounts.
The selected login accounts are imported to M-Files Server and should now appear in the Login Accounts list when you click Login Accounts in the left-side tree view in M-Files Admin.