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Stat 6.0 - System Administration Guide

Overview of Stat Administration Administrative Utilities Stat Security General Maintenance Tables
System Maintenance Service Domain Maintenance Department Maintenance Country Maintenance Customer Maintenance Object Type Maintenance PeopleSoft Environment Connection Maintenance Pre/Post Migration Steps Parameters Oracle Applications Configuration Oracle Applications Connection Maintenance Generic Application Connection Maintenance Schema Object Parameters Maintenance Data Object Maintenance PeopleSoft Search Configurations Stat Report Definition Maintenance Version Control Management Connection Maintenance
Service Domain-Specific Maintenance Configuring the Stat Central Agent Email Configuration Object Security Appendix: Sample Service Domain Configuration Appendix: User Class Rights Appendix: Creating a Staging Database Appendix: Database Tuning Appendix: Oracle Applications File Type Directory Appendix: Ports and Firewalls Appendix: Stat Web Services Appendix: Troubleshooting Chart Appendix: stat.conf Configuration Appendix: Custom Report Files

Defining Stat Users

Before users can work in Stat, they must be defined in the User Maintenance table. This table contains all the information about the user that Stat requires.

User account security is controlled by the following user class rights:

The User Maintenance table is displayed in a standard maintenance window. To open this window, select Maintenance | Security Settings | User Maintenance, or select User Options | User Maintenance.

Included in this section are descriptions of the user password settings defined in the System table. The System table is described in the section, System Maintenance , but due to their relevance to Stat security, the user password settings are also addressed here.


Indicates if this user is allowed to log in.

User ID
(Key Value)

A 1 to 10 character value that uniquely identifies this user. This is the login ID.

Last Name
(Required Value)

The user's last name

First Name
(Required Value)

The user's first name

(Required Value)

The user's title

License Type
(Required Value)

Determines whether the user is licensed as a Technical user with full access to Stat or as a Functional user, which has limited access and is not allowed to perform object management tasks. For more information, see Users Tab .

Rpt Access
(Required Value)

The user's report access level. This value must be greater than or equal to the security level of the report for the user to view it.

(Required Value)

Number which determines the user’s warning (yellow) threshold on the Enterprise Console. For more information see the book, Stat User Guide, Chapter 4, “Stat Consoles.”

(Required Value)

Number that determines the user’s critical (red) threshold on the Enterprise Console. For more information see the book, Stat User Guide, Chapter 4, “Stat Consoles.”

Mobile Nbr

The user's mobile telephone number

Phone Nbr

The user's telephone number

Phone Ext

The user's telephone extension

E-mail Address
(Required Value)

The user's e-mail address.

Log Destination Directory

The directory where Stat writes migration logs. The default is C:\Temp\

Related Objects

If selected, Stat prompts the user to insert related objects into the CSR

Default Module

The default value displayed in Module fields on CSRs. Options include PeopleSoft, Oracle Applications, and Generic.

Default PS

The default value displayed in PS Version fields on CSRs.


The language dictionary used for spell checking purposes. Options include English (US), English (UK), English (Canada), French, and German. Default is English (U.S.).

User Dictionary

The location of the user-assigned dictionary files, correct.tlx and userdic.tlx. Default is STATHOME. For more information see the book, Stat User Guide, Chapter 3, “Change/Service Requests.”

Enable LDAP
(Read Only)

If selected, allows the user to login to Stat using his or her LDAP password. This value is set in LDAP Connection Maintenance table. The passwords for LDAP users cannot be reset from within Stat. For more information, see LDAP Connection Maintenance .

User DN
(Read Only)

The directory of the LDAP user account. This field is pre-populated by the value of base DN appended to the template DN specified in the LDAP Connection Maintenance table. You can modify this default value as needed. For more information, see LDAP Connection Maintenance .

Last Update
(Read Only)

The date and time that this record was last updated

Update By
(Read Only)

The user that last updated this record

In the User ID field, type a 1-10 character code which uniquely identifies the user.
Click Apply.
Stat automatically displays the current date and time in the Last Update field and your user ID in the Update By field.
Click Access Information.... Then in the User Access Information window, specify the access rights you want to assign to the user.

Copying User Definitions

If you need to define a Stat user whose information closely resembles that of an existing user, you can save time by copying the definition of the existing user and editing the copy as needed. When you copy a user definition, all the information gets copied over, including working directories, access levels, and user class assignments.

Resetting Passwords

For non-LDAP enabled users, the Reset Password button resets their password. The user then receives an automatically generated email from Stat containing a temporary password and instructions to change their password at the next login or from the User Options window.

The User Access Information Window

The Access Information... button opens the User Access Information window. The window features tabs in which you can do the following:

Service Domain Access Tab

Grant users access to a service domain by assigning them to user classes for that particular service domain.

PS Options Tab (PeopleSoft only)

Define the PeopleSoft Operator IDs and passwords that the selected user will need to physically lock PeopleSoft proprietary objects.

User File Directories Tab

Define the selected user’s working file directory for each file type as well as the user’s default working directory.

Queue Assignment Tab

Add and remove the selected user from work queues.

Application Access Tab

Restrict a user’s access to only specified applications while working within certain service domains.

Object Type Access Tab

Restrict a user’s access to only specified object types while operating within a certain change management module and service domain.

Environment Access Tab

Restrict a user’s ability to migrate objects to only specified environments while operating within a certain change management module and service domain.

Server Access Tab

Restrict a user’s access to file servers when running pre and post migration steps.

Pre/Post Migration User Parameters Tab

Define public user-based parameters that can be included in the definition of post migration command steps.

Except for the PS Options and User File Directories tabs, each tab in the User Access Information window displays two lists of access rights. The right side shows all the access rights currently assigned to the user, while the left side shows a tree view of all the unassigned rights organized by service domain (except in the case of the File Server tab). Each group of unassigned rights displays the number of rights it contains. A bold number indicates that all the rights in the group are currently unassigned to the user, while no number indicates that all the rights are currently assigned to the user. The total number of access rights assigned and unassigned to a user is shown above each respective list. Double-click a group of unassigned rights to expand it, or use the Expand All button.

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