Standard Authentication Provider in Ozeki Bulk Messenger
The Standard Authentication Provider is the easiest user authentication method since it is integrated in Ozeki Bulk Messenger. You can create, modify or delete users with Ozeki Bulk Messenger. Created users can access the software GUI. Try to login and one of the authentication provider will give you access rights if you are on the user list. This guide shows how to create a user in Ozeki Bulk Messenger.
Figure 1 demonstrates the workflow of the standard authentication provider. It shows what happens from typing the login details until the user has been providen access to Ozeki Bulk Messenger. The registered users are saved in Ozeki Bulk Messenger, so they can be easily compared with the hashed login screen input.
Figure 1 - The workflow diagram of the standard authentication provider
Before starting you need to download and install Ozeki Bulk Messenger. During the installation process you will be asked to provide details for the user's account.
STEP 1 - Login to Ozeki Bulk Messenger
Start Ozeki Bulk Messenger and type the required login credentials (Figure 2). These are the same login information you have previously provided during the installation of Ozeki Bulk Messenger. These login details will be verified through the standard authentication provider, which is implemented in Ozeki Bulk Messenger software.
Click 'OK' and continue this step-by-step guide through the GUI to know how to create new users.
Figure 2 - At your first login the standard authentication provider is the only authentication provider that
checks user credentials
STEP 2 - Create Standard Authentication Provider
You should find yourself on the main page. Please select 'Settings/Authentication provider' from the top menu as you can see on Figure 3.
Figure 3 - Selecting 'Settings/Authentication provider' from the top menu
The current page should be the 'Authentication provider' window. Here you can set all of the authentication providers available in Ozeki Bulk Messenger. Click on the blue 'Setup system users' link (Figure 4) to create, remove or delete users in the standard authentication provider.
Figure 4 - Clicking on the blue 'Setup system users' link in the 'Authentication provider' window
If you are at the 'System user' page, you are at the perfect page to create, modify or delete Ozeki Bulk Messenger users. In this tutorial you will see how to create a new user. Simply click on the blue 'Create new system user' button (Figure 5).
Figure 5 - Clicking on the blue 'Create new system user' button
On the right side of the page a 'System user details' box will appear. The most important details you will need to provide are the login information, so please type in a username and password. The password must be at least 6 characters long and you should repeat it just to make sure there is no mistyping.
Then you can provide personal information including full name, telephone number, e-mail address, company name, language and nationality. If you do not provide anything the full name will be the username.
If you have filled the required fields (Figure 6), please press 'Ok' to save the user.
Figure 6 - Filling out user details and pressing 'Ok'
STEP 3 - Test Standard Authentication Provider
A new row has appeared in the 'System users' table. The new row contains the details of the user you have freshly created. Probably you would like to try this new user, so please logout (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - Logging out from Ozeki Bulk Messenger
To try the new user please login with the new user credentials (Figure 8). In Step 2 you have created a new user. The credentials will be authenticated through the standard authentication provider after you have clicked 'Ok'.
Figure 8 - Logging into Ozeki Bulk Messenger with the new user credentials
You will see that the user's full name will appear on the top right corner of Ozeki Bulk Messenger. So you can see that the new user is logged in. In this example the new user is called 'Ozeki Teszt' (Figure 9). If there is no full name of the user then the username will be shown.
Figure 9 - You can see the full name of the user in the top right corner. It shows who is currently logged in.