Re-apply user roles for migrated accounts

Published: January 28, 2011

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard


This is a required task.

Some of the group membership settings for the standard user roles in Windows SBS 2011 Standard have changed from Windows SBS 2008. Perform the following steps to ensure that all migrated user accounts are assigned the correct group membership settings.

To re-apply user roles for migrated user accounts

  1. In the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console, click Users and Groups, click the Users tab, then click Change user role for user accounts.

  2. On the Select new user role page, select the first user role in the list, and choose the option Replace user permissions or settings.

  3. Click Next.

  4. On the Select user accounts page, choose all the user accounts of the selected role type, and then click Next.

  5. When the wizard completes, click Finish.

  6. Repeat steps 2 through 5 for the remaining user roles.