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FileScan - Disable sign up for guests

If your private instance of FileScan is accessibly from within your own network, you may not want users to sign up themselves. This would be even more important if your private instance was accessibly from the internet. By default, users can sign up by clicking Sign up now at the login screen as shown here:

To disable this feature, please login with an existing user with admin privileges, click your own profile picture at the top right corner, and select Admin panel from the menu. Then click the FileScan icon in the top left corner and select Settings:

Click Feature Access, remove Guest from Sign up:

Don't forget to click Save at the bottom of the page.

That's it! Sign up for guest users is now disabled. If you now log off and try to sign up yourself from the login screen, the following message is shown:

Updated on: 27/11/2022

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