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Control Panel - User Accounts and Security Profiles

Course overview

Learn how to manage your users access to iSAMS. Choose how your users log in and which areas of iSAMS they can access.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Set up and manage Single Sign-On (SSO).
  • Set up and manage Two-Factor Authentication (2FA).
  • Create and manage Security Profiles and User Groups.
  • Create, manage and support your Users.


The iSAMS system administrator, and those responsible for managing user access to iSAMS.


17 minutes.

Previous knowledge

Basic iSAMS navigation required. It is recommended that you first complete the course(s) below:
  1. iSAMS QuickStart - Welcome to iSAMS
  2. Control Panel - Get Started 


Although accessible on all devices this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended. 

Course contents

System Security

  • Who can access iSAMS?

User Authentication Methods

  • Classic Authorisation or Single Sign-On?
  • Two-Factor Authentication and Trusted Networks

Security Profiles

  • Security Profiles
  • Create a New Security Profile
  • Manage Your Security Profiles

User Accounts

  • User Groups
  • Create User Accounts
  • Manage User Accounts
  • The User Tree View
  • The User List View
  • Support Your Users The First Time They Sign

What's included?

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Helpful hints and tips
  • Real examples 
  • 3 videos

Manage and set up SSO and 2FA

Create and manage your security profiles

Create and manage your user groups and user accounts

Meet the instructor

Duncan McCorkindale

E-Learning Content Developer
Duncan joined iSAMS in 2019, with a strong and varied background in Learning and Development. He has since helped hundreds of our schools make a success of their move to iSAMS, and is passionate about helping everyone get the most out of their system.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys playing music and exploring the waters and forests of the Wye Valley.