This section will describe how to add new users to the DHIS 2 application.
To create or find a user begin with clicking on the ‘user’ module displayed in the drop down menu of the Maintenance module located on the main tool bar on the top part of the displayed screen.
User names already registered will appear as a list as seen in the screen shot below.
You can search for specific user names in the user list by entering the name in the ‘filter by user name’ field as shown above.
As part of creating a user name you are required to define the user role. Do so by clicking on the ‘user role’ appearing on the left side of the displayed screen. This will lead you to the Role Management page where you will have to click onto create a new role.
The following screen will open and here in the first text box you need to give Name of the Role such as Super User, Admin User, etc. The second text box called ‘Description’ gives more information about the type of User Role that is being created for e.g. State Admin User, District Data Entry.
Next you will specify the particular data set(s) that are to be made available to the particular role. You will also need to specify the type of ‘authority’ to be given to the particular user. For each of the three options namely Datasets, Reports and Authorities user can select multiple options from the scroll down menu provided against each field. A user can choose multiple options either by moving them one-by-one.
In order for particular users to be able to enter data, you must add them to both a dataset as well as an organisational unit level. You can also select multiple datasets individually by pressing the Ctrl key on the keyboard and clicking on individual datasets.
Finally when you have entered the required fields click onwhich is located on the lower part of the displayed screen. The desired user role and related authorisation will be saved to the database, and can then be assigned to a particular user.
Under particular user role there can be more than one user. To add new users go to the User options under the Maintenance module.
To add a new user, just follow these steps:
Click on thebutton.
Enter New User details like User name, Password, Confirm password, Surname, First name and Email in new user’s option tabs.
Click onbutton for confirmation of new user details and follow the user error while creation of new user.
The recently created new user can be seen in main’ User management Screen
You can edit (like password, surname….etc) and delete the details of new/old users by selecting corresponding User’sand Buttons.
Click ontab after editing all details of a particular selected user.