Username and password authentication

Can I set Username / Password security on the Survey?

When you wish to set up a unique username and password for each respondent you can use Username/ Password authentication type.

How can I set this up?

To enable Username / Password protection, go to:

  • Login » Surveys » Edit » Security
  • Select the Username / Password survey authentication option.
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    If you wish, you can edit the field labels for Username, Password and also customize the Invalid Username or Password message

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  • Create a new email list with the email addresses and passwords you want to assign to it.
    • Click on create a new list.
    • Enter the name of the list.
    • Add the email addresses in the predefined format.

      Format:[EmailAddress, FirstName, LastName, Password, Field1, Field2,Field3...Field255 ]

    • You can copy and paste the email addresses or create an excel sheet and then upload it.
  • Select the specific email list from the dropdown.
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How can I include the password in the email invitation?

While you create the email list you have 255 custom variables present. You can save the password in one of the custom variables and then display that value in the email body.

For example:

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How do I send the survey to my respondents?

You will have to create a new email list with all email addresses you want to send it to.

NOTE: You need 2 email lists in this authentication type. One for username / password and one for email addresses only.