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Apache OFBiz Cookbook by Ruth Hoffman

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Creating user accounts

OFBiz user accounts are a handy mechanism to manage information about users. OFBiz supports a rich set of user account management tools allowing for the collection and maintenance of account information in the form of user "profiles".

Note

OFBiz "users" are one of several different types of objects collectively known as "Parties". Users' characteristics are defined within the data model using the "Party" and various other associated entities. For the remainder of this chapter, we shall consider OFBiz "users" as those willing participants in OFBiz business processing that have OFBiz accounts, and that have a row/record in the OFBiz "Party" entity/table.

Only a user with administrative privileges may create accounts on behalf ...

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