Learn about administrative users. Just as each user can be assigned a role, administrator accounts must also be created so those roles can be assigned. In this video, discover how to create those administrator accounts.
- [Instructor] In System Center Configuration Manager,…we can add and assign administrative roles.…Let's take a look at these roles…by clicking on Administration in the lower left-hand corner…and then expanding Security,…and going to Administrative Users.…Up to this point, we've only had one administrative user…and that's been the WIDGET\Administrator,…WIDGET being our active directory name.…If we go down to Security Roles,…we can see there's a lot of different roles.…The user with the most permissions…would be the Full Administrator.…
That grants all the permissions in Configuration Manager…and you need no other roles added if you have this role.…As we can see, when we go back Administrative Users…and we double-click on our Administrator,…we go to Security Roles, and we see that the Administrator…has this Full Administrator role.…Let's go ahead and click OK.…Let's go back to Security Roles…and take a look at some of the more popular roles.…If we go to the Application Author,…we can see that this role will grant permissions…
Note: Existing knowledge of Windows Servers and basic networking is recommended prior to watching this course.
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- Configuring maintenance windows
- Configuring resource discovery
- Distributing content
- Creating queries and reports
- Deploying operating systems
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