[rt-users] Make more "root" or administrator users?

Milt Epstein mepstein at illinois.edu
Wed Jul 9 13:04:37 EDT 2014

On Wed, 9 Jul 2014, Mauricio Tavares wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM, IT Guy <zachary.neubert at usu.edu> wrote:
> > As of now, the only user able to manage the system as a whole is
> > the user called "root", which was created when I set up
> > RT. However, there are three users to whom I would like to grant
> > all the same rights that root has, without everyone sharing that
> > login. How can I do this?
> >
>       Make the as admin users. But ask yourself if you want to make
> them full admins or just have admin rights in specific groups.
> o If full admins, go to /Admin/Global/UserRights.html and set them
>   as superuser.
> o If admins for a given group, go to the "User Rights" page for said
>   group and knock yourself out.
[ ... ]

Another alternative (i.e., besides making the users admins
individually) is to create an admin group, give it superuser
privileges (under Group Rights rather than User Rights), and then put
those users in that group.  In some ways, this is easier to manage.

Milt Epstein
Applications Developer
Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
mepstein at illinois.edu

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