Setting Up User Time Constraints

Administrators can define periods of time during which specified users are able to post, and also specify whether Microsoft Dynamics NAV records the amount of time during which specified user are logged on. Administrators can also assign responsibility centers to users.

Setting Up User Time Constraints

To set up user time constraints

  1. In the Search box on your Home page in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client, type User Setup and then choose User Setup in the Results list.

    The User Setup page opens.

  2. On the User Setup page, choose New.

    The New – User Setup page opens.

  3. Type the User ID of a user in the User ID column, or choose the Assist button to list all current Windows users for the current Microsoft Dynamics NAV database.

  4. Enter time constraint data for the user.

    Field Purpose

    Allow Posting From

    Specifies the first date on which the user is able to post.

    Allow Posting To

    Specifies the last date on which the user is able to post.

    Register Time

    To begin registering the amount of time the user spends working on the current company, select this field.

    Sales Resp. Ctr. Filter

    Specifies the code for a responsibility center. The user is then assigned to this responsibility center. Choose the AssistEdit button to the right of the field to see available responsibility centers.

    The Sales responsibility center becomes the default responsibility center when the user creates new sales documents. The user only sees sales orders that are created from their responsibility center.

    If you leave this field blank, the default responsibility center in Customer or Company Information (in that order of priority) is used.

    Purchase Resp. Ctr. Filter

    Specifies the code for a responsibility center. The user is then assigned to this responsibility center. Choose the AssistEdit button to the right of the field to see available responsibility centers.

    The Purchase responsibility center becomes the default responsibility center when the user creates new purchase documents. The user only sees purchase orders that are created from their responsibility center.

    If you leave this field blank, the default responsibility center in Customer or Company Information (in that order of priority) is used.

    Service Resp. Ctr. Filter

    Specifies the code for a responsibility center. The user is then assigned to this responsibility center. Choose the AssistEdit button to the right of the field to see available responsibility centers.

    The Service responsibility center becomes the default responsibility center when the user creates new service documents. The user only sees service orders created from their responsibility center.

    If you leave this field blank, the default responsibility center in Customer or Company Information (in that order of priority) is used.

    Time Sheet Admin.

    Specifies whether the user is a time sheet administrator.

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