When Seq is first installed, it will start in Single User mode.
To enable multiple user accounts in Seq, you'll need a license key. Visit the Seq homepage to get one.
The single user mode does support authentication.
Authentication can be enabled from the Settings > Users screen.
With authentication enabled, you can now create additional user accounts.
Don't forget that with authentication enabled, you can now require API keys when events are written, too.
Seq permits two levels of user access. When creating or editing a user account, specify whether the account has administrative permissions:
- Administrative accounts have full access to the Seq server
- Non-administrative accounts can view events, create and modify signals, but have a limited view and cannot edit most other settings
From Seq 3.2, each user may additionally be constrained by a view filter that will limit the data they can view in Seq.
For example, by specifying:
Application == "Patient Portal"
The user will only be able to view and interact with events carrying the value
Patient Portal in the
Only non-administrative users can have filtered views.
Each user can be configured with a default personal workspace that includes the signals, queries and dashboards that will be visible when first browsing to Seq:
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