When you install the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, a default system administrator account is created, called
admin. The system administrator account gives an administrator access to all the features in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
To help you manage security, you can add additional system administrator accounts and limited administrator accounts. A limited administrator account has access to a subset of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager features.
You choose which accounts you need based on the types of roles and access rights you need in your company. For example, a large company may use the following types of roles:
Table: Administrator roles and responsibilities describes the account type and the access rights that each role has.
Table: Administrator roles and responsibilities