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The SearchBlox Admin dashboard supports four types of users.

  • SuperAdmin
  • Admin
  • Manager
  • Business User

Super Admin

  • The Super Admin is the user who initially logs in after installation.
  • The Super Admin has complete rights for all actions.
  • There can be only one Super Admin.
  • The Super Admin can create other users.
  • The Super Admin can search across all collections.

Changing Super Admin Password

You can change the Super Admin password in the users tab. After logging in for the first time, change the default password by clicking on the Admin tab. The password is encrypted and stored securely.

Admin User

  • Admins can perform all activities except user management (addition of users in the Admin Dashboard).
  • There can be more than one Admin.
  • Admins can search all collections created by Admins and other users.
  • Admins cannot create or edit new users.

Manager User

  • A manager has access only to the collections created by the User Group.
  • A manager can belong to more than one user group.
  • A manager can access other menu items on the Admin dashboard, or access can be restricted to "search only".
  • Managers do not have access to the User tab.

Business User

  • Business users only have access to Search Settings and Analytics.
  • Business users do not have access to collections.
  • There can be multiple Business users.
  • Business users can create and update Featured Results.
  • User access may be restricted using this access level.


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