Enabling and disabling a user account

There are a number of reasons as to why an account might need to be enabled or disabled. An account may be disabled if, for example, a user is on long-term absence. An account will need to be enabled when a user returns to their organisation. Once an account is disabled, the user will not be able to access their account. If you need to disable/ enable multiple accounts at once, refer to Bulk Edit for more information

Disabling an account

selecting user management1. Click Admin in the navigation bar at the top of the screen and select User Management from the drop down menu

2. Use the search box to find the account you wish to disable.

3. Click on the user’s Display Name to open the User Details page

Refer to the Searching for an Entry article for more information

4. Click Disable in the Actions box

 

 

 

The following message will be displayed:

Disable success message

Once the account has been disabled you will see the status of the account switch to Disabled

5. Click Update at the bottom of the page

 

Enabling an account

Once the user returns to their organisation, you will need to enable their account. If the account is locked, enabling the account will automatically unlock it as well. Follow the steps above to select the account you wish to enable.

Enable button1. Click Enable in the Actions box.

 

 

 

The following message will be displayed:

Confirmation of enable notification

Once the account has been enabled you will see the status of the account switch to Active

2. Click Update at the bottom of the page

 

Additional Information:

  • Disabled accounts must be restored within 18 months of the date they were disabled; after that, they can no longer be enabled
  • A user will not be able to access their account or send any emails when it is disabled
  • Once an account is restored, there will be no change to the user’s level of service regarding subscriptions, distribution lists and shared mailboxes
Updated on 14/04/2022

Related Articles

Need Support?
Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Don’t worry we’re here to help!
Contact Support
back to top