Scenario:
If a resource you are transferring from Microsoft Project does not yet exist in Web TimeSheet, you can choose to create that user in Web TimeSheet. You must have permission to add new users in Web TimeSheet to carry out this transfer.

  • To ensure that all necessary information is transferred during the update process
  • To prevent update delays while you wait for the necessary information to be added. 
  • If you enable this option, you must supply the default authentication type and domain (if applicable) that you would like assigned to the new user. Only authentication types enabled in Web TimeSheet will be available for selection.

Understanding settings assigned to newly created users:

The following settings are automatically assigned to new users created in Web TimeSheet.

  • Permissions: Non Exempt – Time and Time Off permission and Project & Billing seat assignment (and Time & Attendance, if available)
  • Password (if applicable): Each new user created in Web TimeSheet will be assigned the password 'password'
  • First Name: A first name based on the $FirstName from the resource name formula, if available. If not available, the first name will be set to the $LoginName included in the formula.
  • Last Name: A last name based on the $LastName from the resource name formula, if available. If not available, the first name will be set to the $LoginName included in the formula.
  • Authentication type: Each new user created in Web TimeSheet will be assigned the authentication type selected in the Integration Manager.
  • Log in name: If SAML authentication are selected, the Windows Account log in name value as their Web TimeSheet log in name.
  • If Windows Account is not available, the Web TimeSheet login name will be set to the $LoginName included in the formula. If $LoginName is not included in the formula, the log in name will be set to $FirstName$LastName.
  • Domain (if applicable): The domain from the user’s Windows Account, if available. If not available, the user will be assigned the domain selected in the Integration Manager.This value can be reset manually after transfer if different domains are required in Web TimeSheet and Project.