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User License Types


There are 2 different license types: Advanced User and Web User.

See below for an overview on the license types and how they can access and what they can do.


Advanced User

Advanced Users access farmerswife via:

  • farmerswife Client software installed on MacOSX, Windows or Linux.
  • Web Access via Internet Browser.
  • iPhone / iPad using iOS Application.
  • Mobile Web Client for Android.
  • Subscribe to Webcal.



Functionality

Advanced Users can have full access to all licensed modules and functionality within farmerswife.

Can be customized by a permission profile to limit access dependent on the users requirements and workflow.

Applies to the 3 Permission Types in the User Permission window. 

Any of the three Permission Types can be used on a licensed Advanced User.



Example Advanced User:

  • Producers / Bookings Personnel: Create and manage Quotes / Bids, Projects and Bookings.
  • Head of Departments / Senior Manager:  Run reports and analyse business utilisation.
  • Assistants / Dubbing Staff: Access licensed Media Library, Media Order and Dispatch (could also be Web User).
  • Accounts: Create and manage invoices and run financial reports.
  • Reception: Dispatch.

For further details see the Edit Permissions Profiles.


Web User

Web Users access farmerswife via:

  • Web Access via Internet Browser.
  • iPhone / iPad using iOS Application.
  • Mobile Web Client for Android.
  • Subscribe to Webcal.


Functionality


Web User access is controlled by a customizable permission profile in the Web Profile Manager. This will limit their access dependent on the users requirements and their workflow.

Depending on the permissions, the User for example can:

  • Check their own schedules and time report work completed.
  • Check all related or all events or events of other users.
  • Add material and other costs associated with their booking.
  • Book themselves if they have permission.
  • View contacts and create and edit to-do’s.
  • If the Media Library / Media Order Modules are licensed, Web Users can be granted access to the farmerswife Client application, but they will be only able to access the Media Library/Media Order.

Example Web User

  • Editors / Freelancers / Operators / Producers.
  • Assistants / Dubbing Staff / Reception / Dispatch - Access licensed Media Library, Media Order and Dispatch through Desktop client if they have permission.

For further details see the Web Profile Manager.

What is the difference between a Resource and Web User when it comes to licenses?


Resource
Web User
Can be booked
Yes
Only if active
Can receive Schedule Changes Email
Yes
(even if web access is disabled)
Only if active
Can receive Daily Email
Yes
(even if web access is disabled)
Yes
Can receive Email to Users in tree
Yes
(need web access enabled)
Yes
Set Time As Booked On Marked Day
No
(cannot be added to Personnel tree)
Yes
Personnel tree, View Mode / Timereported
No
(cannot be added to Personnel tree)
Yes
Can access Media Library through desktop client application
No
Yes
Can subscribe to WebCal    
No
Yes


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