Create an user account

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Create an user account

Background / Value

With 8MAN you can quickly create standardized user accounts.  You can specify this process by creating the appropriate templates for different roles and then delegate it to your help desk.


Additional Services

Customize templates for account creation (please refer: Templates Manual)


Step by step process

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1.Click "Start".

2.Click "Create new user or group".

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8MAN offers 4 standard templates. You can generate as many of your own templates as you wish. We recommend using templates as a foundation as this simplifies and speeds up the process.


1.Select a User template.

2.Click on "select".

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1.Enter the required information.

2.Modify the OU if desired.

3.Add any additional LDAP attributes.

4.You can designate group memberships while creating the user.

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1.Determine your password options.

2.8MAN allows you to decide when you want to activate or deactivate the account.

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1.Determine the email settings. You are able to email activate it later, if you create the account without a mailbox.

2.Determine which credentials are used in order to create the new account in AD.

3.You must enter a comment.


Sensitive administrative actions should always contain an explanation why the account is being created and/or what it is for. We recommend adding a ticket number and information who requested the account creation.


4.Complete the action immediately or later, or save the job and complete it later.