3.2 Managing Administrator Rights

The following sections help you manage existing administrator accounts and their assigned rights:

3.2.1 Assigning Super Administrator Rights

A Super Administrator has all rights to perform all actions in ZENworks Control Center. For more information about all of the rights that a Super Administrator has, see Section 3.5, Rights Descriptions. If you grant an administrator Super Administrator rights, any assigned rights that have been allowed, denied, or not set are overridden.

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. In the Administrators panel, click the administrator’s name.

  3. Click the Rights tab.

  4. In the General panel, select the Super Administrator check box.

  5. Click Apply.

3.2.2 Assigning Additional Rights

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. Click the administrator in the Name column of the Administrators panel.

  3. Click the Rights tab.

  4. In the Assigned Rights panel, click Add, then select the rights you want to assign.

  5. Fill in the fields.

    For more information, see Section 3.5, Rights Descriptions.

  6. Click OK.

You can also use the admin-rights-set command in zman to assign additional rights for an administrator account. For more information, see Administrator Commands in the ZENworks 11 Command Line Utilities Reference.

3.2.3 Modifying Assigned Rights

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. Click the administrator in the Name column of the Administrators panel.

  3. In the Assigned Rights panel, select the check box next to the assigned right.

  4. Click Edit, then modify the settings.

    For more information, see Section 3.5, Rights Descriptions.

  5. Click OK.

Modifying Inventory Report Rights

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. Click the administrator in the Name column of the Administrators panel.

  3. Click the Rights tab.

  4. In the Administrator Tasks panel, click Inventory Report Rights.

  5. Select the check box corresponding to the Folder Name for which you want to modify the rights.

  6. Click Edit, then select the rights you want to assign.

    For more information, see Section 3.5.22, Inventory Report Rights.

Modifying Asset Management Report Rights

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. Click the administrator in the Name column of the Administrators panel.

  3. Click the Rights tab.

  4. In the Administrator Tasks panel, click Asset Management Report Rights.

  5. Select the check box corresponding to the Folder Name for which you want to modify the rights.

  6. Click Edit, then select the rights you want to assign.

    For more information, see Section 3.5.23, Asset Management Report Rights.

3.2.4 Removing Assigned Rights

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab.

  2. Click the administrator in the Name column of the Administrators pane.

  3. Select the check box next to the assigned right.

  4. Click Delete.

You can also use the admin-rights-delete command in zman to delete assigned rights for an administrator account. For more information, see Administrator Commands in the ZENworks 11 Command Line Utilities Reference.