New User Account

The New User Account page allows you to configure the following user account features:

  • Account Information
  • Authentication
  • Contact Type
  • Send Email Notifications
  • Security Templates
  • User Rights

Account Information

The following account information is displayed for the user:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Title
  • Phone
  • Instant Messenger
  • Email
  • Picture
  • Color
  • Status - If Enabled is marked, the user account is enabled in LinkTrust. To disable the user account, unmark Enabled.

Authentication

The Authentication section allows you to modify the username and password for the user and restrict login to specific IP addresses.

To restrict user login to specific IP addresses, do the following:

  1. Mark Restrict User Login to these IP Addresses.
  2. In the field, enter in each restricted IP address on a separate line.

Username

To change the username, do the following:

  1. Select Change Username.
  2. In the Username field, enter a username.
  3. Select Update Username.

If the change was successful, you will receive the message Your changes were successfully saved at the top of the page.

Password

To change the password, do the following:

    1. Select Change Password.
    2. In the Password field, enter a new password.

Note: The password must be at least 8 characters and include a number, a lower case letter, and an upper case letter.

  1. In the Confirm Password field, enter the new password again.
  2. Select Update Password.

If the change was successful, you will receive the message Your changes were successfully saved at the top of the page.

Contact Type

The Contact Type section allows you to specify what type of user this is. You can choose any or all of the following contact types:

  • Business Contact
  • Accounting Contact
  • Technical Contact

Send Email Notifications

The Send Email Notifications for section allows you to specify the reason the user will receive emails from LinkTrust. The following email notifications may be chosen; select all that apply:

  • Business Issues
  • General Support
  • Technical Issues
  • Affiliate Signup

Security Templates

In the Security section, you can select a template to apply security right to the user account or select the rights individually.

A security template has a predefined set of user rights that can be automatically applied to a user account. You can assign user rights by selecting a template or by selecting the rights individually. Making changes to a user account that was created from a template will not modify other user accounts created by the security template. Any changes to a specific user’s rights will only affect that specific user and are not applied globally. The following are the six security templates:

  • Administrator Template
  • Power User Template
  • Campaign Manager Template
  • Affiliate Manager Template
  • Report Runner Template
  • Other Template

Administrator Template

The administrator template provides the user with all the admin, transaction, community, campaign, affiliate, merchant, report columns, and reports rights available.

Note: If you have admin rights, do not remove the Manage Users right. Removing this permission locks you out of the system. If this occurs, contact LinkTrust Support.

Power User Template

The power user template provides the following rights:

Permission Category Rights
Admin Rights No admin rights given
Transaction Rights View Transaction Details
Edit Transactions
Export Transaction Details
Community Rights Company Profile
OfferBoard
Support
Suggestion Box
GeekSpeak
Forum
View Connections
Cashier
Campaign Rights

Create Campaigns
Edit Assigned Campaigns
Edit All Campaigns

Affiliate Rights View All Affiliates
View Affiliate Details
Create Affiliates
Edit Assigned Affiliates
Edit All Affiliates
Approve New Applications
View Affiliate Payment Details
Export Affiliates
Merchant Rights Create Merchants
View Merchants
Edit Merchants
Report Columns Rights View Payout
View ECPM
View EPC
View Revenue
View Commission
View Margin

The power user template has the View All Campaigns in reports permission in addition to the following report rights:

Reports View Permission Export Permission
Campaign Performance Report Yes Yes
Affiliate Performance Report Yes Yes
Campaigns By Affiliate Report Yes Yes
Affiliate Commissions Report Yes Yes
Merchant Performance Report Yes Yes
Sub ID Breakout Report Yes Yes
Affiliate Manager Performance Report Yes Yes
Affiliates By Campaign Report Yes Yes
Creative Breakout Report Yes Yes
Daily Breakout Report Yes Yes
Campaigns By Merchant Report Yes Yes

The user must have the View right before the user is given the Export right.

Campaign Manager Template

The campaign manager template provides the following rights:

Permission Category Rights
Admin Rights No admin rights given
Transaction Rights View Transaction Details
Community Rights OfferBoard
Support
GeekSpeak
View Connections
Campaign Rights Create Campaigns
Edit Assigned Campaigns
Affiliate Rights View All Affiliates
Merchant Rights Create Merchants
View Merchants
Edit Merchants
Report Columns Rights View Payout
View ECPM
View EPC
View Revenue

The campaign manager template has the following report rights:

Reports View Permission Export Permission
Campaign Performance Report Yes No
Affiliate Performance Report No No
Campaigns By Affiliate Report No No
Affiliate Commissions Report No No
Merchant Performance Report Yes No
Sub ID Breakout Report Yes No
Affiliate Manager Performance Report No No
Affiliates By Campaign Report Yes No
Creative Breakout Report Yes No
Daily Breakout Report No No
Campaigns By Merchant Report Yes No

By default, the View All Campaigns in reports permission is unmarked in the campaign manager template. Also, in the campaign manager, the user must have the View right before the user is given the Export right.

Affiliate Manager Template

The affiliate manager template provides the following rights:

Permission Category Rights
Admin Rights No admin rights given
Transaction Rights View Transaction Details
Community Rights Support
GeekSpeak
View Connections
Campaign Rights No campaign rights given
Affiliate Rights View Affiliates Details
Create Affiliates
Edit Assigned Affiliates
Approve New Applications
View Affiliate Payment Details
Merchant Rights View Merchants
Report Columns Rights View Payout
View ECPM
View EPC
View Commission

The affiliate manager template has the View All Campaigns in reports permission in addition to the following report rights:

Reports View Permission Export Permission
Campaign Performance Report Yes No
Affiliate Performance Report Yes No
Campaigns By Affiliate Report Yes No
Affiliate Commissions Report Yes No
Merchant Performance Report No No
Sub ID Breakout Report Yes No
Affiliate Manager Performance Report No No
Affiliates By Campaign Report Yes No
Creative Breakout Report Yes No
Daily Breakout Report No No
Campaigns By Merchant Report No No

The user must have the View right before the user is given the Export right.

Report Runner Template

The report runner template provides the following rights:

Permission Category Rights
Admin Rights No admin rights given
Transaction Rights No transaction rights given
Community Rights Support
GeekSpeak
Campaign Rights No campaign rights given
Affiliate Rights View All Affiliates
View Affiliates Details
View Affiliate Payment Details
Export Affiliates
Merchant Rights View Merchants
Report Columns Rights View Payout
View ECPM
View EPC
View Revenue
View Commission
View Margin

The report runner template has the View All Campaigns in reports permission in addition to the following report rights:

Reports View Permission Export Permission
Campaign Performance Report Yes No
Affiliate Performance Report Yes No
Campaigns By Affiliate Report Yes No
Affiliate Commissions Report Yes No
Merchant Performance Report Yes No
Sub ID Breakout Report Yes No
Affiliate Manager Performance Report Yes No
Affiliates By Campaign Report Yes No
Creative Breakout Report Yes No
Daily Breakout Report Yes No
Campaigns By Merchant Report Yes No

The user must have the View right before the user is given the Export right.

Other Template

The other template is a blank user template that allows you to create user permissions from scratch.

User Rights

LinkTrust has the following user rights categories:

  • Admin Rights
  • Transaction Rights
  • Community Rights
  • Campaign Rights
  • Affiliate Rights
  • Merchant Rights
  • Report Columns Rights
  • Report Rights

Admin Rights

The following table lists the admin rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
Manage Users Allows the user to modify other user accounts.
Manage Email Settings Allows the user to access and use the Email Settings page.
Manage Domains Allows the user to access and use the Domains page.
Manage APIs Allows the user to access and use the APIs page.
Manage Affiliate Center Allows the user to access and use the Affiliate Center customization settings page.
Manage Merchant Center Allows the user to access and use the Merchant Center customization settings page.
Manage Third Party Integrators

Allows the user to manage any third party software integrated into LinkTrust.

View all User Tasks

Allows the user to view tasks for all users.

Transaction Rights

The following table lists the transaction rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
View Transaction Details Allows the user to access the details of a transaction in Transaction Details.
Edit Transactions Allows the user to modify a specific transaction in Transaction Details.
Export Transaction Details Allows the user to export transactions in the Transaction Details.

Community Rights

The following table lists the community rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
Company Profile Allows the user to modify the company's profile.
OfferBoard Allows the user access to the OfferBoard.
Support Allows the user access to LinkTrust support.
Suggestion Box Allows the user access to the Suggestion Box.
GeekSpeak Allows the user access to GeekSpeak.
Forum Allows the user access to LinkTrust forums.
View Connections Allows the user to view LinkTrust connections.
Cashier Allows the user to view the Cashier page. This page is unavailable to users if this right is not granted.

Campaign Rights

The following table lists the campaign rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
Create Campaigns Allows the user to create a new campaign.
Edit Assigned Campaigns Allows the user to modify a campaign assigned to that user.
Edit All Campaigns Allows the user to modify any campaign in the system.

Affiliate Rights

The following table lists the affiliate rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
View All Affiliates Allows the user to view all affiliates in any report in the system.
View Affiliate Details Allows the user to view an affiliate's detail information. This must be enabled before the user can gain access to any other affiliate permissions.
Create Affiliates Allows the user to create new affiliate accounts.
Edit Assigned Affiliates Allows the user to edit affiliates assigned to them.
Edit All Affiliates Allows the user to edit any affiliate account in the system.
Approve New Applications Allows the user to approve new affiliate applications.
View Affiliate Payment Details Allows the user to view affiliate payment details.
Export Affiliates Allows the user to export affiliate account information out of LinkTrust.

Merchant Rights

The following table lists the merchant rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
Create Merchants Allows the user to create a new merchant.
View Merchants Allows the user to view merchant account information.
Edit Merchants Allows the user to modify merchant account information.

Report Columns Rights

The following table lists the report columns rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
View Payout Allows the user to view the affiliate payout.
View ECPM Allows the user to view the estimated cost per mille or ECPM.
View EPC Allows the user to view the earnings per click statistic.
View Revenue Allows the user to view the revenue from a merchant.
View Commission Allows the user to view affiliate commission.
View Margin Allows the user to view the margins made from an offer.

Report Rights

The following table lists the report rights with a brief description of each right:

Right Description
View All Campaigns in reports Allows the user to view all campaigns in any report in the system.
Campaign Performance Report Allows the user to access and use the Campaign Performance Report.
Affiliate Performance Report Allows the user to access and use the Affiliate Performance Report.
Campaigns by Affiliate Report Allows the user to access and use the Campaigns by Affiliate Report.
Affiliate Commissions Report Allows the user to access and use the Affiliate Commissions Report.
Merchant Performance Report Allows the user to access and use the Merchant Performance Report.
Sub ID Breakout Report Allows the user to access and use the Sub ID Breakout Report.
Affiliate Manager Performance Report Allows the user to access and use the Affiliate Manager Performance Report.
Affiliates by Campaign Report Allows the user to access and use the Affiliates by Campaign Report.
Creative Breakout Report Allows the user to access and use the Creative Breakout Report.
Daily Breakout Report Allows the user to access and use the Daily Breakout Report.
Campaigns By Merchant Report Allows the user to access and use the Campaigns By Merchant Report.

 

The user must have the View right before the user is given the Export right.

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