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How to Create Shadow Accounts

The following guide provides a step by step on how to create a shadow account using the Secunia Management Console.

There are three types of user accounts in Secunia CSI:

  • Administrator Accounts
  • Shadow Accounts
  • Normal User Accounts

A Shadow Account allows a user to access information from other accounts (i.e. for audit purposes or to avoid sharing credentials).


  1. Step 1: Select "Administration" > "User Management" > "Shadow Accounts"
  2. Step 2: Click "New Shadow Account"
  3. Step 3: Fill in the required fields:
    • Name
    • Username (must be full uoregon e-mail address)
    • E-mail (must be valid uoregon email address)
    • Generate Password (used for one-time log-in)
    • Administrator (select one that applies to user)
    • Sett access permissons

  4. Step 4: Click "Submit Form"