User Properties

The User properties tab is accessed by clicking the user button in the top right corner of the Web UI and selecting properties from the drop-down menu.

Options in the tab include:

  • Username: - SpectX login username.
  • Full Name - Username shown to other SpectX users in groups.
  • Timezone - Timezone that SpectX queries are based one, system timezone by default.
  • Current Password - For changing user password.
  • New Password - For changing user password.
  • Re-enter Password - For changing user password.
  • API Access Key - Click to generate an API access key.
  • Save - Saves password changes.
  • Groups - Displays groups that the user is a part of.
  • Editor Keymap - Enables the configuration of hotkey shortcuts.
The SpectX Web UI properties tab, accessed by clicking the Properties button from the user menu in the top right-hand corner of the Web UI.


The timezone in user properties is used by SpectX as the basis for all timezone sensitive queries. The default time zone setting is the same at the users’ system time.

User Properties

User Properties dialog (click on drop-down menu in the upper right corner) allows to view and change user related properties. Also, the StatusPage displaying effective configuration parameters can be accessed here (allowed for admin privileged users only).

Property Description
Username The username of a user. Read-only.
Full name Full name of a user.
Timezone Determines the timezone of displayed TIMESTAMP type fields in query results. Default is the operating system timezone.
Password Login credentials of SpectX local authentication.
API Access key Authentication token for using SpectX API