Modify a user's login name

Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment and about OS X VMs.

ERPNext users log in using their email address. To change a user’s email address, follow the steps below:

  • Log in to the application as the user whose email address you wish to change.

  • Select the “My Settings” menu item.

    ERPNext user change

  • Click the “User” text field.

    ERPNext user change

  • Enter a new email address for your user.

    ERPNext user change

To check that the email address has been updated, log in to the application as the new user.

ERPNext user change

Last modification April 8, 2020