This topic describes how to add users to Bastionhost. Each user matches a technical engineer (real person). In Bastionhost V3.2, you can import Alibaba Cloud RAM users, create local Bastionhost users, and import AD or LDAP authentication users.

Import RAM users

Follow these steps to import RAM users:

  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users > Users.
  3. On the Users page, click Import RAM Users.
  4. In the Import RAM Users dialog box, select the RAM users you want to import.
    Import RAM Users
    Note To import a single RAM user, click Import in the Actions column. In the message that appears, click Import.
  5. Click Import.

Create RAM users and import them

Follow these steps to create RAM users and then import them:

  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users > Users.
  3. On the Users page, click Import RAM Users.
  4. In the Import RAM Users dialog box, click Create RAM User. In the dialog box that appears, click the link to go to the RAM console.
    Create RAM users
  5. On the Create User page, create one or more RAM users and click OK.
    You can configure RAM user information as follows:
    • Set Logon Name and Display Name.
    • Select Console Password Logon.
    • Select Required to Enable MFA (recommended).
      Note Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an easy-to-use and effective authentication method. In addition to the username and password, MFA provides an extra layer of protection to each RAM user. If Required to Enable MFA is selected, the created RAM users access an MFA binding process when they log on to Bastionhost. For more information, see Enable an MFA device for a RAM user.
    Configure RAM user information
  6. After you create the RAM users, go back to the Create RAM User dialog box in Bastionhost and click Finish.
    The created RAM users are displayed in the Import RAM Users dialog box.
  7. Select the created RAM users.
    Import RAM Users
    Note To import a single RAM user, click Import in the Actions column. In the message that appears, click Import.
  8. Click Import.

Add local users

Follow these steps to add local users:

  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users > Users.
  3. Select Add Local User or Import Users from File from the Import Other Users drop-down list.
    To add a single local user, we recommend that you use the Add Local User method. To import multiple local users, we recommend that you use the Import Users from File method.
  4. Add a single local user or import multiple local users.
    The Add Local User and Import Users from File methods are described as follows:
    • Add Local User
      In the Add Local User pane, configure the basic information of the user you want to add, such as the username, password, real name, email address, and mobile number. Click Create.Add a single local user
    • Import Users from File

      In the Import Local Users pane, click Download User Template. In the template file, enter information of the users you want to import. Click Upload to import the template file. In the Preview dialog box, select the users you want to import and click Import. Click Import Local Users.

      Import Users from File

Import AD users

Before you can import AD users, you must configure AD authentication. For more information, see Configure AD authentication. Follow these steps to import AD users:

  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users > Users.
  3. Select Import AD Users from the Import Other Users drop-down list.Import AD users (1)
  4. Select the AD users you want to import and click Import.
    You can also click Import in the Actions column to import a single user.

Import LDAP users

Before you can import LDAP users, you must configure LDAP authentication. For more information, see Configure LDAP authentication. Follow these steps to import LDAP users:

  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Users > Users.
  3. Select Import LDAP Users from the Import Other Users drop-down list.Import LDAP users (1)
  4. Select the LDAP users you want to import and click Import.
    You can also click Import in the Actions column to import a single user.Import LDAP users (2)