Managing User rights in SCCM 2007

When you want to give some users permission to manage you SCCM 2007 environment, you don’t want to give them full admin rights. With the ConfigMgr User Wizard, you can add users and specify the permissions for this users based on classes and instances.

In this example i’ve added a new user with only permissions to read all the Packages.

1.) Open the System Center Management Console
2.) Navigate to the Site Database, Security Rights, Users, Manage ConfigMgr Users
3.) Add a new user, browse and select the new user
4.) Select “Add another right or modify an existing one”
5.) In this example the user has only the permission to read the packages
6.) Select in the Class box “Package”
7.) Select in the Instance box “(All Instances)”
8.) Finish the wizard

For remote connecting to the SCCM Site Server, you’ve to edit the DCOM security, otherwise you’ll receive an error when you try to open the System Center Management Console.

1.) Go to your SCCM Site Server
2.) From the Start menu, click Run and type Dcomcnfg.exe
3.) In Component Services, click Console root, expand Component Services, expand Computers, and then click My Computer. On the Action menu, click Properties
4.) In the My Computer Properties dialog box, on the COM Security tab, in the Launch and Activation Permissions section, click Edit Limits
5.) In the Launch Permissions dialog box, click Add
6.) In the Select User, Computers, or Groups dialog box, in the Enter the object names to select, in this example: markswinkels
7.) In the Permissions for markswinkels, select the check box to allow Remote Activation
8.) Click OK twice, and then close Computer Management






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