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Site User Management

Would you like to keep member information outside your program in sync with data in NATS? The Site User Management system in NATS has the ability to communicate member information with external member management systems that you maintain. It will also handle validation of new signups to help prevent duplicate members between systems. This is helpful for those who use separate user management, outside of NATS.

Throughout the life-cycle of a member, NATS will post specific information to an external URL/script defined within your sites in NATS. The different cases in which NATS would post data to your external URL/script would include:

  • ADD - A new membership was created.
  • MANUALADD - A new manual membership was created.
  • ACTIVATE - An existing membership has rebilled and their expire date has updated.
  • TRIALTOFULL - An existing membership has converted from a Trial membership to a Full membership.
  • CHANGE - Membership Details for an active member have changed.
  • DELETE - A member has expired and should no longer be active.
  • EXPIRE - A member should be set with a specific expiration date.
  • CHECK - The provided username needs to be checked to see if its valid in your system.

In all cases, NATS will include details relevant to their specific action, as well as the member. Also, NATS expects a specified response to ensure the script is functioning correctly.

For more details on what is included in each post, the expected response and a sample script, please visit out online documentation.

Package Plus

Are you looking to allow your members to switch between specified package options? NATS allows you to do this using our Package Plus feature. When this featured is implemented, Admins can set up several options in which members can switch between after becoming a full member. Options Can be set as Packages This may offer different levels of access to a member, ensuring they can select the best option for their needs.

To set up Package Plus, you would first need to set which join options should be grouped together within a package. This is done by setting the same "Package ID" for any new or existing join options within 1 site. You will also need to turn on the setting "Package Upgrade Allowed" for each of these grouped options. Without both of these settings, NATS will not allow your members to upgrade or switch to different membership options.

Once your grouped join options have been set for your site, you will need to provide a special link to your current members. This link must include their username and the siteid of the site that they are a member of, using the following format:


This feature is limited to certain billers who have been integrated. To find out which billers have been integrated, please visit our online documentation here. For more details in setting up Package Plus, as well as additional settings and security features, visit our online documentation here.

Server Move Service

Let us help you move your NATS installation. Too Much Media offers a service to help move your NATS or CARMA installation from one server to another. This service includes transferring files, checking that the database connections work correctly and updating necessary configurations. We will also assist you with testing once the transfer is complete. We provide this service for the fee of $195. To request a server move, please put in a support ticket with us.

Site Groups

Are you looking for a way to group sites and statistics? NATS allows you to create site groups and assign sites to them. This allows Admins to have networked sites grouped together and displayed as a group in the profit loss report.

Admins can set sites to available Groups.

To start, you would need to create new Site Groups. This is done in the Sites Admin under the "Site Groups" tab. In this page, select the tag "Add Site Group", fill out the groups name, shortname, and description, and then click save. This will create a group which can then be set when editing your sites. To set the site group, edit the site, select the group from the drop-down and click save.

Once groups are set, you can then select them as part of your profit and loss report. Under the site drop-down menu in the profit and loss report, you will have a choice of either your site groups or no groups. When selected, the profit and loss report will limit statistics based upon the sites that are within that group, allowing you to review statistics of sites within a particular networked site group.

For more details on the set up and use of site groups, please visit our online documentation here.

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