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Issue This article describes how to assign a userkey to an additional user. You might want to do this, for example, because a user has left the company and you must have access to the encrypted files.
Product SafeGuard LAN Crypt Administration v.3.6x and above Client OS All supported operating systems
Requirement in order to use another userkey: - The users have a certificate - The users have a profile - The users have a userkey Otherwise, they have to be created.
In the example given here, we are working with an SO User. Therefore, the SO has to be assigned extended rights. If you only plan to log in with an MSO (Master Security Officer) User, you do not need to configure any additional global permissions.
1. Extend the SO's rights
2. Create a new Group
This group is created specially so you can assign the required rights to at least two specified users. This allows them to use a key other than their own. A new rule is created for one user and assigned to a second user.
3. Test that the changes work
In order to test, complete the following steps:
From this point on, Willi can access Tanja's files because he has the userkey from Tanja in his profile. To check that Willi has the userkey from Tanja, select the LANCrypt tray icon and select "Show profile" and look under the second tab "Available keys".
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