User Account Add or Edit
Add or change the name of the user account, set the security password and the retry times, and whether this user will have Administrator or User privileges. Click Add New Account or the Edit icon of an existing account in the Maintenance > User Account to open the following screen.
Maintenance > User Account: Add
Maintenance > User Account: Edit
The following table describes the labels in this screen.
Maintenance > User Account > User Account Add/Edit 
Label
Description
Active
Click to enable (switch turns blue) or disable (switch turns gray) to activate or deactivate the user account.
User Name
Enter a name for this account. You can use up to 31 printable characters except [ " ], [ ` ], [ ' ], [ < ], [ > ], [ ^ ], [ $ ], [ | ], [ & ], or [ ; ]. Spaces are allowed.
Password
Enter your new system password. The password must contain at least one numeric and one alphabetic character. You can use 6 – 64 alphanumeric (0-9, a-z, A-Z) and special characters except [ " ], [ ` ], [ ' ], [ < ], [ > ], [ ^ ], [ $ ], [ | ], [ & ], or [ ; ]. Spaces are allowed.
Note that as you type a password, the screen displays a (*) for each character you type. After you change the password, use the new password to access the Zyxel Device.
If you are changing your existing password, you have to first enter your Old Password then enter your New Password.
Verify Password
Enter the new password again for confirmation.
Retry Times
Enter the number of times consecutive wrong passwords can be entered for this account. 0 means there is no limit.
Idle Timeout
Enter the length of inactive time before the Zyxel Device will automatically log the user out of the Web Configurator.
Lock Period
Enter the length of time a user must wait before attempting to log in again after a number of consecutive wrong passwords have been entered as defined in Retry Times.
Group
Specify whether this user will have Administrator or User privileges. An Administrator account can access all Web Configurator menus. A User account can only access Monitor and Maintenance menus.
The maximum account number of Administrator and User are both four. The total number of the users allowed to log in the Zyxel Device at the same time is eight.
The Administrator privileges are the following:
Quick Start setup.
The following screens are visible for setup:
Broadband, Wireless, Home Networking, Routing, NAT, DNS, Firewall, MAC Filter, Voice, Log, Traffic Status, ARP Table, Routing Table, Cellular WAN Status, System, User Account, Remote Management, Time, Email Notification, Log Setting, Firmware Upgrade, Backup/Restore, Reboot, Diagnostic.
The User privileges are the following:
The following screens are visible for setup:
Log, Traffic Status, ARP Table, Routing Table, Cellular WAN Status, User Account, Remote Management, Time, Email Notification, Log Setting, Firmware Upgrade, Backup/Restore, Reboot, Diagnostic.
Remote Privilege
Select whether this user can access the Zyxel Device with HTTP, Telnet or SSH through the WAN, LAN or LAN/WAN. Only the Administrator is allowed to use Telnet and SSH for remote management.
Cancel
Click Cancel to restore your previously saved settings.
OK
Click OK to save your changes.