How to add new NovaSeq X Series Control Software users on the NovaSeq X/X Plus

The NovaSeq X/X Plus requires user authentication when logging into the Control Software to perform normal sequencing run operations, as well as Control Software configuration tasks. See the following instructions for adding new user accounts to the NovaSeq X Series Control Software.
How to add a new Control Software User
  1. 1.
    Select the instrument icon to open the global navigation menu.
  2. 2.
    Select Settings, and then select Users.
  3. 3.
    Select Add user.
  4. 4.
    Enter the following information:
  • User name
  • First name
  • Last name
  1. 5.
    Select the User enabled checkbox to set the user status as Active.
  2. 6.
    Enter a password.
  • The user changes the password when they first sign in. Refer to Password Requirements for password recommendations.
  1. 7.
    To add a user as an Administrator, select the Administrators checkbox.
  • To make sure that the Administrator can access all permissions, leave the Sequencing Operators checkbox selected.
  1. 8.
    Select Save when finished.
Password Requirements
Password Length: 8-64 characters Minimum password character requirements:
  • 1 upper case
  • 1 lower case
  • 1 numerical character
  • 1 special character
Password History: Cannot match the previous 5 passwords
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