As an administrator, you can:
create, rename or delete user groups
create, update or delete users
link a user to one or more groups
We highly recommend managing rights at the group level, not at the user level.
You may need to create groups to allow specific Lizmap rights :
access to some Lizmap repositories, projects or even layers
using editing tools, see Editing — Edit a layer from the web interface
access to OGC Web Services URL
More info about repositories rights : see Define the rights for each group
Existing groups are visible on.
admins : to manage all settings on the Lizmap instance
publishers : designed for GIS technicians, to allow accessing server information needed from the QGIS plugin. The right
lizmap.admin.server.information.viewmust be enabled.
users : to recognise a connected user, to allow some basic rights like changing his own password
__anonymous : a “special” group for a non connected user, which allows to set rights for non connected users
Default group are the groups in which any new user is automatically added.
On, you can:
create a new user
edit a user
add a user to an existing group
remove a user from a group
remove a user from the instance
Once users have been created, you must add them into groups to grant associated rights.
According to the server configuration, the user receives a link to set his own password. If you want to change this behavior, read Setting password for users, if you are the system administrator.
On User groups., you land by default on
create a new group
edit the group name
set the rights for a group
remove a group
On Users., you have a another tab called
see the list of users and its groups
for a given user:
see the list of groups
see the resulting rights
Assigning groups automatically for each new user created
On Default group column, click the pencil ✏️ button to allow or deny the group as default., in the
The default is set to the users group.
The list of settings in the plugin where a list of users or groups can be set:
, to make the project visible only to subset of groups
, to make the layer visible only to subset of groups
, to allow printing
Attribute filtering or Spatial filtering, see Filtered layer by user — Set some features visible/editable or not for some users, both