User Types and User Types Editor
There are different kinds of users you can create in GpsGate according to their purpose. These differences are set in user types.
A user type works like a template saving time for creating users that share common properties.
Which one to choose
This table summarizes which user type you should select depending on its purpose:
|Type||Purpose||Login to the application?||Plugin dependency||Counts in license?|
|Administrator||Administrator of an application.||Yes||-||-|
|Device||A tracking device (GPS unit/tracker).||-||-||Yes|
|Dispatch unit||A user for dispatching jobs to.||Yes||Dispatch||Yes|
|Driver||A user associated to a driver.||-||-||-|
|Laptop||A user for GpsGate Splitter.||-||-||Yes|
|Operator||A user for basic maintenance purposes.||Yes||-||-|
|Empty||Create a custom user.||?||-||?|
Read more about users and licensing here.
Modify a user type
User types can be customized. You can access User Type Editor by following these steps:
1. Access the application Privileges and Features.
2. In the Application properties, enable _EditUserTemplates.
3. Login back to your application.
4. The User Type Editor is now accessible from the Vehicles panel.