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Adding an administrator


The Web Site Administration Tool lets you modify roles and reassign users to roles. You can perform the following tasks in the tool:

  • Add or remove users from an existing role.

  • Assign users to a new role.

  • Add new roles.

  • Disable roles.

  • Delete roles.

In this walkthrough, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Remove the admin1 user from the Admin role.

  • Assign member1 user to the Admin role.

To remove a user from an existing role

  1. In the Website Administration Tool, click the Security tab, and then under Roles, click Create or Mange roles.

  2. Under Role Name, select the Admin role and click Manage.

    All the members in the Admin role are displayed.

  3. Under User Is In Role for the admin1 user, clear the check box to remove the admin1 user from the role.

  4. Click Back.

To assign a user to a new role

  1. Click Back to return to the Security tab.

  2. Under Users, click Manage users.

  3. Under User name, in the member1 user row, click Edit User.

    The edit role page is displayed.

  4. Under Roles, select the Admin and Member role and click Save. The member1 user is now in the Admin role and is allowed to access the AdminPages folder.

  5. Click OK and then close the Website Administration Tool window.

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