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A "user" in the TT system represents a person who uses TT software. For example, a user may be a trader, a broker, or a risk administrator. Each user of TT software must exist in the system with a unique identifier (TT account).
You can add a new user to the system as a "provisional user" before inviting them to join your company. These provisional users may or may not have created a TT account. Users that have either not been invited to join your company or clearing firm, have not accepted, or have declined the invitation are considered provisional users in the system.
After adding the provisional user, an email invitation with a registration link can be sent to the provisional user for acceptance. You can configure risk settings and even share provisional users with other companies before sending the invitation. However, the users will not be able to log in and accept the invitation to your firm until they create a TT account.
The new user can create a TT account anytime before accepting an invite to join a "company." The user may have created a TT account already, or will be prompted to create a TT account before being presented with the option to join. After creating a TT account and logging in to the TT platform, the user can click the link in the invitation and accept it. A user is no longer considered "provisional" in your company after accepting your invitation and creating a TT account (i.e., registering as a user).
Click the Users tab on the left navigation panel to add and administer users in your company. The following tabs appear on the Users screen when you select or create a user: