The Account wizard can
help you create five default types of accounts: Read-only , ESM
administrator, System administrator, Security officer, and Register
When you create an
account and select a user type, the Account wizard automatically
assigns the appropriate access rights to the account. The wizard
also lets you choose the domains and policies that the new account
can access. The wizard helps you create accounts for users who
manage single domains or policies.
When you create a new
domain, policy, or template, Symantec ESM gives access to the
The superuser account that Symantec ESM created
during the manager installation.
The account that was used to create the domain,
policy, or template.
Accounts on the manager that apply to all domains,
policies, or templates.
Other accounts can be
modified to grant access to the new domain, policy, or
To add a new account
On the enterprise tree,
right-click the manager and click Properties.
Click the Access records
When prompted, specify
the user name and password, together with the type of account. The
following conditions apply to the manager user names and
Manager account user names can have up to 32
Manager account passwords can have up to eight
Passwords should have at
least six characters, including at least one non-alphabetical
Do not use any of the
following special characters in a manager password:
The system shells
interpret these special characters as commands. You can also select
the domains, the policies, and the templates that you want the
account to manage. You can give account access to every domain and
policy on the manager, or to any combination of domains and
This method is the
preferred method to create an account to manage a single domain or
When you log on to the
new user account for the first time, Symantec ESM prompts you to
change your password.
The Symantec ESM
administrator account that is created during the installation of
Symantec ESM is not required to change its password on the first
logon. All other users that are created later need to change their
passwords on the first logon.
To change your password on the first logon
After you log on, click
OK on the window that
prompts you to change the password.
In the Change password
dialog box, do the following:
In the Old password text box, type the original
password of your account.
In the New password text box, type the new
In the Confirm password text box, re-type the new
Logon to the manager
again with the new password after you change it on the first