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2389636 - Learning administrator unable to modify own role(s)


  • As a Learning administrator, when attempting to manage roles on your own account, there is no ability to delete or add roles.
  • The Learning administrator account can modify all other admin account roles with no issue.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access Learning Administration
  2. Navigate to System Administration > Security > Administrators
  3. Search and edit your admin account
  4. Choose Assigned Roles
  5. The ability to modify/add/remove roles on this account are not possible


  1. Proceed to Learning Administration
  2. Go to System Administration  > Configuration > System Configuration
  3. Edit the LMS_ADMIN property file
  4. Edit the following line 'restrictUserSelfModification' to equal 'false'
  5. Select 'Apply Changes'

There might be a need to log out of the system and log back in for the change to take effect.

See Also


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