K.1 eDirectory Administrative Users and Groups

Every OES network requires at least one administrative-level user to manage regular network users and system users.

Table K-1 Administrative Users and Groups

Administrative User or Group

Associated Service

Object Type




Admin User

The eDirectory administrator that has all rights to manage the Tree. The default is Admin.

Container Admin


Admin User

These administrators are usually responsible for administering within a partition or subtree.

They might be assigned only enough rights to install servers, or they might be assigned to specific roles in iManager.



Admin Group

Provides LUM-enabling for the eDirectory administrator.

HINT:The iManager Role-based-services (RBS) feature lets you delegate administrative responsibilities based on administrative roles. For more information, see Role-Based Services in the NetIQ iManager Administration Guide.