Guest Users

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Create a new guest user easily. With the Guest Users module, the school can welcome and manage accounts of temporary users more efficiently. The module is particularly helpful, when you have a consultant, guest or other third party participants, who need temporary access to the school’s system. UMS creates and manages guest users quickly and easily. Create users without assistance from the IT department. The module makes it easy for the school’s staff to create groups of unnamed users. No experience is necessary: You simply login online and press ’Create Guest User’. Everyone with the appropriate rights can create temporary users, without assistance from the IT department. All new users get their own login. Avoid clutter. It can be very valuable to avoid clutter in your system. The module also lets you edit the user’s information, print or save the as CSV file and more.


Supported administrative systems


Module requirements


UMS Academic Web

What to have ready

Active Directory


All settings regarding this module is via Template settings, just as “ordinary” users that UMS maintains


Simply create a new template and choose “Guest Users” as data source for the template. All other settings for the Guest users are controlled just like the “ordinary” users that UMS maintains from the admin system.

All special settings regarding multiple users are controlled under “Data source” settings.

User settings

This sections controls how the users loginnames are generated. In this example, subsequent users are created as GUEST_16, GUEST_17, GUEST_18 and so on.

Max age indicates the max allowed duration for a guest user created by UMS to stay active.

Group settings

Enter a prefix for the groups created by multiple users module. Choose a prefix that will insure that groups created by multiple user module not will interfere with existing groups in Active directory.

Web settings

This sections controls which users can create multiple users on this template. Also its possible to indicate which mergelist template are default for users created with this template.

Technical settings


Web melder ”Fejl under oprettelse”, Men brugerne bliver oprettet dagen efter?

Når bruger beder om at få oprettet gæstebrugere som skal være aktive med det samme, skal der være installeret UMS Backend på webserveren. Årsagen til at brugerene ”dukker” op dagen efter er at den almindelige brugeroprettelse (typisk på en anden server) tager over for brugere som skal vedligeholdes efter som skal oprettes senere (mere end én dag ud i fremtiden).

Når jeg logger ind Ums portal, har jeg ikke nogen knap til at oprette gæstebrugere?

For at få adgang på knappen (og funktionaliteten), skal brugeren være medlem af én eller flere sikkerhedsgrupper som er sat på en gæstebruger-template

Mine gæstebrugere bliver ikke oprettet i Office 365?

Sørg for at det password som er sat på templaten er stærkt nok til Office 365.

Creation time and delay

If you want your guest user to be created the same day the guest user is entered into the system, you'll have to set the startdate to be today. If the system see that the user has to start today, it will try to create the user immediately.