Managing Access to Research Storage

Overview

This article provides information an adding or removing access to Research Storage.

Article Topics:

  • Describe research storage roles: Administrators and Members
  • How to add/remove Administrators
  • How to add/remove Members

Note: Only Binghamton University accounts can access research storage. Non-Binghamton University persons cannot be added at this time.

Research Storage Roles: Administrators and Members

There are two roles in a research storage group:

  1. Administrators. An Administrator. An administrator manages who has access to the research storage. An administrator manages both members and administrators.
  2. Members. A member of a research storage share has the ability to log in and access the research storage. 

Default Administrators

When a research storage share is created, the default administrators include:

  • Requestor/requestors of the research storage 
  • If the request was a student, then the faculty sponsor of the student is also an administrator
  • IT Research Staff Member
     

Default Members

When a research storage share is created, the default members include:

  • All default Administrators
  • Any persons mentioned in the request for research storage
     

Managing Access

All access is managed from IAMBing, Binghamton Universities Identity and Access Management System.
IAMBing is available at this website: https://iambing.binghamton.edu/groups

Add/Remove Administrators

  1. Go to IAMBing: https://iambing.binghamton.edu/groups

    1. You will be able to see the research storage groups that you have access to

  2. Check the box next to the group you want to manage access for

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  1. Select Manage Administrators

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  1. TO ADD AN ADMINISTRATOR

    1. Select Add Admin to Group

    2. Type in the name, or Binghamton University username of the person you want to add. Click on the person's name when it appears.

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  1. Press Save. That person is now added as an administrator for this group. This means they can now add/remove both members and administrators. Note: if the person is not a “Member” of the group, they will not have access to the research storage. To add their access, add them as a “Member”.

  1. TO REMOVE AN ADMINISTRATOR

    1. Select the person you want to remove

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  1. Click Remove Admin from Group

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  1. Press Ok to confirm removal

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  1. The person is now removed as an administrator. They can no longer add/remove members and administrators. Note: if the person is still a “Member” of the group, they will still have access to the research storage. To remove their access, remove them as a “Member”.

Add/Remove Members 

 

  1. Go to IAMBing: https://iambing.binghamton.edu/groups

    1. You will be able to see the research storage groups that you have access to

  2. Check the box next to the group you want to manage access for

 

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  1. Select Manage Members

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  1. TO ADD A MEMBER

    1. Press Add Identity

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  1.  Type the name or Binghamton University username of the person you want to add. When their name appears, click on it.

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  1. Press Submit. It will take a minute to add the user.

  2. After successfully adding a member, that person will now be able to log in and access the research storage

 

  1. TO REMOVE A MEMBER  

    1. Select the person you want to remove

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  1. Press Remove Identity

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  1.  Press Ok to confirm removal

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  1. The person is now removed as a “Member”. They can no longer log in and access the research storage

 

 

 

 

If you would like assistance, please feel free to contact the Binghamton University ITS Help Desk at 607-777-6420 or Submit a Request, and we'll be happy to help.

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Article ID: 4859
Created
Mon 5/15/23 10:33 AM
Modified
Thu 9/28/23 12:58 PM

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