Edit an administrator account

Note If you are using a Firefox browser, disable the auto complete function prior to editing an administrator account settings.

If you have access to the Administrators page, you can edit an Administrator account. Master administrators and delegated administrators with the Manage Administrators privilege are granted access to the Administrators page by default.

Account password stored locally

If the administrator account was created with Password is stored locally (not in external directory) selected and the account password is stored locally, use the following instructions to edit administrator account settings.

  1. Select Accounts > Administrators.
  2. The Administrators page is displayed.
  3. Click the administrator entry you want to edit.
  4. The Edit Administrator page is displayed.
  5. Make any desired changes in the Administrator Account Status pane. You can lock the account, expire the administrator account password, or reset an expired password.
  6. Make any desired changes to the fields in the Edit Administrator Settings pane.
  7. You can change the Administrative Role and the administrator password. If you have enabled administrators to login using a client certificate on the Login Settings page, you can change the Certificate DN field and Dual authentication check box. If the Administrative Role is set to Delegated Administrator, you can also modify the Delegated Administrator Settings.
  8. Click Save to apply the changes.

Account password stored externally

If the administrator account was created with Password is stored locally (not in external directory) not selected and the account password is stored externally, use the following instructions to edit administrator account settings. This option will allow the administrator to be authenticated by an external authentication agent (Identity provider).

  1. Select Accounts > Administrators
  2. The Administrators page is displayed.
  3. Click the administrator entry you want to edit.
  4. The Edit Administrator page is displayed.
  5. Make any desired changes in the Administrator Account Status pane. You can only lock and unlock the account.
  6. Make any desired changes to the fields in the Edit Administrator Settings pane. You can only change the Administrative Role
  7. Click Save to apply the changes.

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