How do I add or create a user in Venus Control Suite?

Topic

  • How do I create a user profile in Venus Control Suite?
  • How do I add a new user to Venus Control Suite?
 

Environment

  • Product Family: Video Software and Controllers
  • Product: Venus Control Suite (VCS)
  • Components: Venus Pro Ad Grid, Venus Pro Playlist, Venus Prime
  • Control System: Venus Control Suite Daktronics Hosted
A remotely hosted Venus® Control Suite user is identified by a unique email address that serves as the username. A locally hosted Venus® Control Suite username does not require an email address. New user menu access is provided by the account administrator.

Steps

  1. Log in by following How to log into Venus Control Suite., DD2973047.
  2. Click Menu button on the top left corner of the software.
  3. Click on Users in the Menu panel.
  4. In the Users page, click on the blue Add New button.
  5. Choose an account from the Account drop-down box. If the current account has no sub-accounts, the current account is selected by default.
  6. Choose an option from the Role drop-down box to assign the level of user access.
  7. Complete the fields in the Additional Information section and click Save.

Add user with temporary password:

  1. Enter all the required User Information, which includes:  email address, account, user role, password, and confirm password. For password requirements, please see What are the password requirements for Venus Control Suite Daktronics Hosted?, DD3436202.
    • Administrator User role has full rights.
    • Standard User role has full rights to the Dashboard, Media Library, and create and modify playlists.
    • Basic User role has access to Accounts and Reports, which is only available in Venus Pro and Venus Elite.
  2. For more information on user roles, please see What are the different rights associated to the user roles in Venus Control Suite?, DD3544988.
  3. Click one of the blue Save buttons located on the top and bottom of the page.
  4. Enter all the required User Information, which includes: email address, account, and user role.
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  5. Click Submit.
  6. The new user will be sent an email that will request activation. 
  7. In the email, the new user should click Activate Account, and set their password for their new account. 

 

Note:  Only Administrators have access to add additional users. The Administrator is responsible for providing login information to newly created users.

Venus Control Suite Onboarding
For additional information, please visit:  https://www.daktronics.com/en-us/support/venus-control-suite/onboarding-basic/getting-started

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