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Create a role definition

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To create a role definition

  1. Open Authorization Manager.

  2. In the console tree, right-click Role Definitions, and then click New Role Definition. The Role Definitions folder can be at the application or scope level.

    Application level


    • Authorization Manager/Authorization store/Application/Definitions/Role Definitions

    Scope level


    • Authorization Manager/Authorization store/Application/Scope/Definitions/Role Definitions

  3. In the New Role dialog box, in Name, type a name for the role.

  4. In Description, type a description of the role.

  5. (Optional) Specify any operations, tasks, roles, and authorization rules that you want to include.


  • To open Authorization Manager, click Start, click Run, and then type: azman.msc

  • To perform this procedure, you need to use an authorization store that contains an application. The authorization store can also contain an application that contains a scope. For more information, see Related Topics.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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