There are three ShortPoint user types for Microsoft Teams:
In this article we will explain who the License Manager for Microsoft Teams is and what rights he/she will have.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Who is a ShortPoint License Manager in Microsoft Teams?
- How to check if the user is a License Manager?
- How can License Manager assign a license to another user
- Can a user be the ShortPoint License Manager, but not the ShortPoint Designer?
- Can ShortPoint License Manager be reassigned?
Who is a ShortPoint License Manager in Microsoft Teams?
ShortPoint License Manager is the most advanced user in terms of permissions. A License Manager has all the rights of a Designer, but in addition he/she has rights to assign the remaining ShortPoint licenses to other users.
The first user who submits a trial request will be automatically assigned as a ShortPoint License Manager.
There can only be one License Manager per Teams account.
How to check if the user is a License Manager?
Click the down-arrow icon on the right side to the ShortPoint tab you have, and select the Settings option from the drop-down:
Open the Account Settings by clicking the cog wheel button inside the ShortPoint tab:
Switch to the Users tab.
The user who has License Manager type is actually a License Manager :)
How can License Manager assign a license to another user
ShortPoint License Manager can assign the licenses to existing or new users.
Assign License to a New User:
Click the Assign New User button at the top of the Users tab:
Enter the user's email (1) and click Assign License button (2):
Assign License to an Existing user:
Hover over the user and click Assign License button:
Confirm your action by clicking Assign License button in the popup window:
You will see a message that the license assigned successfully (1) and the type for this user will change to Designer (2):
Before you assign a new ShortPoint Designer, please remember that:
- It cannot be shared account;
- It has to be a real person account.
Important: Please note that the license will be locked to the assigned user. You can reassign your licensed user 1 time per year by emailing us at email@example.com. We would appreciate if you indicate Reassign ShortPoint User as an email topic.
Can a user be ShortPoint License Manager, but not the ShortPoint Designer?
No, only one of the ShortPoint Designers can be a ShortPoint License Manager.
Those users who do not have ShortPoint license, cannot be assigned as a License Manager.
Can ShortPoint License Manager be reassigned?
If for some important reason you need to reassign the License Manager, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.