Create User

By default, RedwoodHQ offers one pre-created user account with administrative privileges. A user with administrative privileges can create accounts for other users. The list of existing user account is displayed on the Settings tab when Users is selected in the pane on the left.

The default account credentials are:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin

  1. On the Settings tab, in the pane on the left, click Users.
  2. On the toolbar above the list of existing user accounts, click Add User.
  3. In the User Properties dialog box, in the User ID box, define the ID for the user.
  4. The ID of a user is this user’s login to Redwood HQ.
  5. In the First/Last Name box, specify the user’s name.
  6. Email of the user
  7. Role
    Developer – Has access to all functionality of RedwoodHQ
    Test Designer – Has access only to Test Cases and Executions
  8. (optional) In the Tags box, define tags for the user.
    Tags are used for searching.
    After typing each tag, press Enter.
  9. In the Password box, define a password for the user and, in the Repeat Password box, type it again.
  10. Click Submit.
  11. The newly added user account appears in the list on the Settings tab.

Modify User Password

  1. On the Settings tab, in the pane on the left, click Users.
  2. In the list of user accounts, click the account of the user whose password you want to change.
  3. To find the necessary user account, you can use the search capability – on the toolbar above the list of user accounts, in the Search box, type the user’s ID, name, tag, or role. To reset the search, click x.
  4. Double-click the selected user account, or click Edit for it.
  5. In the User Properties dialog box, in the Password box, type the new password and, in the Repeat Password box, type it again.
  6. Click Submit.

Delete User

  1. On the Settings tab, in the pane on the left, click Users.
  2. In the list of user accounts, for the account you want to delete, click Delete.

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