Manage user limits

Use the User Limits pane of the Access Rules page to add, enable, disable, reorder, or delete user limits. Using user limits, you can set the maximum number of users who can log in to SecureTransport for each user class. You can also specify the days and time the limit is in effect.

The following topics provide how-to instructions for managing user limits:

Add a user limit

Use the following procedure to add a user limit.

  1. Select Access > Access Rules.
  2. Click the User Limits tab.
  3. The User Limits pane is displayed.
  4. Click New User Limit. The New User Limit page is displayed.
  5. Select a User Class. Asterisk (*) means all users.
  6. Type the maximum number of concurrent users for that class.
  7. Note SecureTransport applies the user limit separately for each protocol. For example, if the maximum users for a user class is 50, SecureTransport allows a maximum of 50 concurrent connections to the FTP server and 50 connections to the HTTP server.

  8. Under Access Restrictions, to specify the start and end times for SecureTransport to apply the restriction, enter the time in 24-hour format in the From and To fields. To specify that SecureTransport apply the restriction all the time, leave the From and To fields empty.
  9. Under Access Restrictions, to specify the days of the week for SecureTransport to apply the restriction, click Specify Days and select the days. To specify that SecureTransport apply the restriction on all days, click Restrict All Days.
  10. In the field provided, enter a message to be displayed when a user tries to connect to the FTP server and is denied access due to this user limits restriction.
  11. Click Save.
  12. The User Limits pane of the Access Rules page is displayed with the new user limit listed. The status of a new user limit is set to Disabled.

Enable or disable a user limit

Use the following procedure to enable or disable a user limit.

  1. Select Access > Access Rules.
  2. Click the User Limits tab.
  3. The User Limits pane is displayed.
  4. Select the check box for each entry to modify.
  5. Click Enable or Disable.
  6. The icons in the User Class column change to indicate the status of the classes.
  7. The User Access page is displayed.

Edit a user limit

Use the following procedure to edit a user limit.

  1. Select Access > Access Rules.
  2. Click the User Limits tab.
  3. The User Limits pane is displayed.
  4. Click the Edit icon (Edit) in the Edit column for the entry to edit. The User Limit page is displayed.
  5. Make the required changes in the fields.
  6. Click Save.
  7. The User Limits pane of the Access Rules page is displayed with the user limit updated.

Delete a user limit

Use the following procedure to delete a user limit.

  1. Select Access > Access Rules.
  2. Click the User Limits tab.
  3. The User Limits pane is displayed.
  4. Select the check box for each user limit to delete.
  5. Click Delete.
  6. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box.

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