System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

ProcedureHow to Assume the Primary Administrator Role

After you have created the Primary Administrator role, log in to the console as yourself, and then assume the Primary Administrator role.

When you assume a role, you take on all the attributes of that role, including the rights. At the same time, you relinquish all of your own user properties.

  1. Start the console.

    % /usr/sadm/bin/smc &

    For information on starting the console, see How to Start the Console as Superuser or as a Role.

  2. Log in with your user name and password.

    A list shows which roles you are permitted to assume.

  3. Log in to the Primary Administrator role and provide the role password.