Vitrium Security Admin Manual
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In this Admin Manual, you will learn about every function and feature of Vitrium Security. You can click here to access the full guide now or click below to find the information you're looking for.

About Vitrium Security

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Vitrium Security is a content protection and digital rights management (DRM) software that empowers businesses to protect their valuable intellectual property or confidential information.

Supported Formats

Find out more about the 25 different file types that Vitrium supports, as well as the supported browsers and PDF viewing apps.

Staff Users vs. End Users

Understand the difference between Staff Users, the admins of Vitrium, and End Users, the recipients of your protected content.

Logging In and Out of Vitrium

Learn how to log in and out of Vitrium, where you will manage your content, users, groups, permissions, and settings.

Managing Content

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Learn more about all the functions and features of the CONTENT tab in Vitrium, the primary place where you will upload and manage your files, folders, and permissions.
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Protecting Content

Learn more about the 3 primary ways to upload content into Vitrium, via manual upload, bulk upload, or using an API call.

Setting Content Permissions

Learn more about the 2 primary ways you can assign permissions to your content: at the file level, or folder level.

Types of Protected Content

Vitrium offers different types of encrypted content, depending on the file type being uploaded.

Secure Web Viewer

The secure web viewer is a sleek & modern web-based viewer for documents & images.

Secure Web Player

The secure web player is an on-demand, streaming player for watching videos or listening to audio content.

Downloadable Protected PDF

The secure PDF is an optional protected PDF download for viewing documents or images.

Disabling the Global Object Security Policy

Learn why it's important to disable the “global object security policy” in the Adobe or PDF-XChange app.

Replacing Content or Adding New Version

Learn the difference between replacing content with a new or updated version, or adding a new one while retaining the original.

Deactivating or Deleting Content

Learn how to deactivate content in Vitrium or delete it entirely from the system.

Embedding Content

Learn how to embed your content in another system or website with the iFrame code.

Reviewing Content Activity

Learn how to drill in on a specific file to see who opened it, when, from which IP address, which browser or app, and more.

Searching for Content

Learn the various ways you can search for content within the Vitrium content tab.

Using the Content Decoder

Learn how to decode screen captured content that you found online, in social media, or anywhere that it shouldn’t be.

Adding & Editing Folders

Learn how to add folders and subfolders in Vitrium to organize your content in meaningful ways for your end users.

Customizing Folder Settings in User Portal

Learn how to make your User Portal stand out with more style by customizing.

Moving Content to Different Folders

Learn how easy it is to move content from one folder to another.

Other Folder Functions

Learn about other folder functions such as folder search, exporting web viewer URLs, downloading protected PDF files as a zip, and more.

Customizing

Learn how to make your User Portal stand out with more style by customizing.

Managing Users

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Learn more about all the functions and features of the USERS tab in Vitrium, including how to add users or import them via CSV, how to clear their use, view their activity, deactivate them, and more.
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Adding Users

Learn how to add users manually in Vitrium and what all the field labels mean.

Importing Users via CSV

Learn how to use the CSV import to do a bulk import of users.

Adding a User to a Group

Learn how to add a user to a group.

Viewing Content Assigned to a User

Learn how to view content associated to a user.

Clearing Use

Learn how to clear a person's usage to reset their limits (only recommended if you do not suspect any fraud or malicious use).

Searching Users

Learn how to search for users in Vitrium through different parameters.

Deactivating a User / Revoking User Access

Learn how to deactivate and revoke user access to all your protected content.

Exporting Users

Learn how to export all users or a group of users from Vitrium into a CSV file.

Force Password Reset

Learn how to force your users to reset their password.

Deleting a User

Learn how to delete a user from the system. This action cannot be reversed.

Viewing User Activity

Learn which users have the most recent activity with your content or drill in on a specific user to see their related activity.

Managing Groups

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The GROUPS tab is where you will add and manage groups in Vitrium, adding users to a group, viewing content associated to a group, and more.
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Adding a Group

Learn how to add a group in Vitrium and what all the field labels mean.

Adding Users to a Group

Learn how to add users to a group. This can also be done using the CSV import mentioned above.

Deactivating or Deleting a Group

Learn how to deactive a group, which keeps them in Vitrium, or delete them entirely from the system.

Viewing Content Assigned to a Group

Learn how to view content associated to a group.

Viewing Group Activity

Drill in on a specific group to see the related activity from users within that group.

Viewing Reports

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Learn more about all the DASHBOARD and REPORTS in Vitrium. Identify what your top performing content are, see who your most active users are, and review a detailed activity log. Change the date range to see different data points, or export any report for further analysis.
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Dashboard Overview

Learn how to read the 8 different dashboard graphs and how to drill further down into each one.

User Activity Log

Learn about Vitrium's most important report that tracks information about user activity with your content! Learn how to read the report, filter on it, or export it.

Successful Unlocks by Content

Learn which content is being opened the most from your users and drill in to see who is opening it.

Failed Unlocks by User

Learn which users are having the most 'difficulty' in accessing your protected content and what you might want to consider.

User Applications

Learn which browsers or apps are the most popular among your users to open content from.

User Locations by Country

Learn which countries your users are accessing your content from.

Read-Through-Rate by Content

Specific to documents only, learn which ones have the most read-through-rate by all users.

Read-Through-Rate by User

Specific to documents only, learn which users have the most read-through-rate of all the documents they've opened.

Views by Content

Learn which content is the most popular by the total number of unique users who have viewed it.

Views by User

Learn who your most active users are by the total number of unique views they've had of your content.

Time Spent by Content

Learn which content has had the most time spent on it from all your users. Drill in to a specific content to see more detail.

Time Spent by User

Learn which users have spent the most time with your content. Drill in to a specific user to see more detail.

View Rate by Content

Specific to video or audio, learn which content has had the most view rates by all users. Drill in to a specific content to see more detail.

View Rate by User

Specific to video or audio, learn which users have had the most view rates of all your content. Drill in to a specific user to see more detail.

Managing Settings

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Learn more about how to add, view or change different SETTINGS in your Vitrium account, including Account Settings, DRM Policy Settings, Content Settings, Watermarks, Portal Settings, and more.
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Account Settings

Review account-specific settings such as the total storage space consumed or number of active users, or update a setting like time zone or date format.

Storage Space Overview

Understand how Vitrium stores your content and what amount of space it takes up, and why.

Content Settings

Learn more about these important settings that get applied when your content is uploaded into Vitrium.

Watermark Settings

Learn more about how to create or change different watermarks that will be added to your content settings.

Custom Placement Options for Watermarks

Learn how to set your watermark in a very specific place of your content using the custom placement option.

DRM Policy Settings

Learn more about Vitrium's most important setting of all: the DRM policy setting, which gets applied when assigning permissions to your content.

How Vitrium’s Device Limit Works

Learn how Vitrium's device limit feature works and the subtle nuances of it!

Vitrium’s DRM Policy Rule

Understand Vitrium's important DRM policy rule: the most lenient value will always apply. This is critical if you're assigning DRM policies at different levels.

Web Viewer Settings

Learn how to set up a customized web viewer and portal login page to match your company brand.

Sample Web Viewer / Portal Login Page

View a sample login page to see how the different customization features get applied.

Portal Settings

Learn how to view or change any portal settings such as enabling user registration, adding a portal heading, showing folders, and more.

Sample Custom Portal

View a sample portal to see how the different customization features get applied.

Staff Users

Learn more about staff users and how to add them and assign different roles. The roles feature is available for Enterprise, or as an add-on feature for Pro Edition.

My Profile

Learn how to view or change your profile information including your name or password.

PDF Login Forms

Only available to Enterprise customers, learn how to upload different customized PDF login forms (different from the customized web viewer login).