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Manage account settings in Splunk Light

If you log into Splunk Light as a User, you can only view your own account details and edit your own password.

If log into Splunk Light as an Admin, you can view and manage all the accounts on the instance. The following are examples of management tasks.

  • Changing the account's password.
  • Changing the account type to have User or Admin permissions.
  • Enabling or disabling the Permission to Delete Data option for other users.
  • Deleting the account.

Change the password for an account

  1. In the Manage Accounts page, select the user's account. This opens the user's account details.
  2. Next to Password, type a new password.
  3. Next to Confirm password, type the password again.
  4. Click Save.

Change a User to an Admin

  1. In the Manage Accounts page, select the user's account. This opens the user's account details.
  2. Next to Role, click Admin.
  3. (Optional) Next to Permission to Delete Data, click Yes.
  4. Click Save.

Delete an account

  1. In the Manage Accounts page, select the user's account. This opens the user's account details.
  2. At the bottom of the page, click Delete.
  3. In the dialog window, click Delete to confirm that you want to delete the user.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Light: 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.1612 (cloud service only), 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3


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