Managing the BizTalk Administrators Group

The BizTalk Administrators Group has the least privileges necessary to perform most administrative tasks.

Required user rights for managing the BizTalk Administrators group

You must be a Windows administrator to perform the following tasks:

  • Add users to the BizTalk Administrators group
  • Remove users from the BizTalk Administrators group
  • Change the BizTalk Administrators group password

Adding users to the BizTalk Administrators Group

You add users to the BizTalk Administrators group so that they can perform administrative tasks through the BizTalk Administration console or directly using the WMI provider.

To add users to the BizTalk Administrators group

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
  2. Expand System Tools, expand Local Users and Groups, and then click the Groups folder.

    The folder contents appear in the details pane.

  3. In the details pane, click BizTalk Server Administrators.
  4. On the Action menu, point to All Tasks, and then click Add to Group.
  5. In the BizTalk Server Administrators Properties dialog box, click Add.
  6. In the Look in list, select your domain or computer name.
  7. In the list that contains the users and computers associated with the domain or computer you selected in step 6, select the user account to add, click Add, and then click OK.
  8. Click OK to close the BizTalk Server Administrators Properties dialog box.

Removing users from the BizTalk Administrators Group

You remove users to the BizTalk Administrators group so that they can no longer perform administrative tasks through the BizTalk Administration console or directly using the WMI provider.

To remove users from the BizTalk Administrators group

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
  2. Expand System Tools, expand Local Users and Groups, and then click the Groups folder.

    The folder contents appear in the details pane.

  3. In the details pane, click BizTalk Server Administrators.
  4. On the Action menu, click Properties.
  5. In the BizTalk Server Administrators Properties dialog box, select the user account you want to remove, and then click Remove.
  6. Click OK.

Changing the BizTalk Server Administrators Group password

You may need to change the BizTalk Administrators group password as part of your security policy.

To update the BizTalk Administrators group credentials

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
  2. Expand System Tools, expand Local Users and Groups, and then click the Users folder.

    The folder contents appear in the details pane.

  3. In the details pane, click BizTalk Server Administrators.
  4. On the Action menu, click Set Password.
  5. In the Set Password for BizTalk Server Administrators warning box, click Proceed.
  6. In the Set Password for BizTalk Server Administrators dialog box, do the following:
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    New PasswordType the new password.
    Confirm PasswordRe-type the new password.
  7. Click OK.

You have changed the BizTalk Administrators group password.

See Also

Managing BizTalk Server Security

Managing Hosts and Service Accounts

Managing Signing Certificates

Best Practices for Security, Accounts, and Certificates

To download updated BizTalk Server 2004 Help from www.microsoft.com, go to http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=20616.

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