Creating and managing users is done under under Licencee Management.



Editing or Adding a user will bring up the following form to view and manage user details.


The user Roles control what the user can access within ESdat.  The following table summarises the basic functions that each user role can do in the system.


User Authentication

Users can login either using a UserName / Password or through an Azure Active Directory (or Classic Active Directory for onsite installs) Login.

Password Logins.

New users will receive a welcome email with details on how to access ESdat and setup their password. 

For security reasons new users will need to set up their password within 24 hours of the invitation being sent.  If the user wasn't able to set their password in that timeframe the "Reset Password" button can be used to send them another email to set their password.

Azure Active Directory

New users will receive a welcome email with details on how to access ESdat, and will be able to simply login using their Microsoft Azure Active Directory Single Sign On.

Users Project and Site Permissions

User Permissions to Projects and Sites is completed in the Projects and Sites section of the application.


ESdat is Licenced by Named Users. A Named User is a single person, and includes all users of the software that require a login, whether in an Administrative or Standard capacity.

Details of the used Licences are available by clicking the Number Of Users link.

Licences can be moved to other users by contacting Support to update your Named Users.