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How to Add Users to the Administrator User Role in VMM

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager

The Administrator user role is created when you install Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). The user who performs the VMM installation and all domain users in the Local Administrators group are added to the Administrator user role.

Use this procedure to add users to the Administrator user role in VMM or remove users from the user role.

Account requirements Administrators can add new users to the Administrator user role or remove users from that user role.

To add users to the Administrator user role

  1. In the Settings workspace, click Security, then click User Roles. Under User Roles, click the Administrator user role to select it.

  2. In the Home tab, in the Properties group, click Properties

  3. In the Administrator Properties dialog box, click Members to access the Members page, and then click Add to open the Select Users, Computers, or Groups dialog box.

  4. Enter a user or Active Directory group of users and click OK to continue. The dialog box verifies that your selections are valid users.

    You can delete members from the Members page by selecting an entry and then clicking Remove.

  5. Click OK to save your changes.

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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