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Should User Access Control (UAC) be Turned On after EPM Installation and Configuration has been Completed? (Doc ID 1351365.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2022

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


User Account Control (UAC) is a technology and security infrastructure introduced with Microsoft's Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 operating systems, with a more relaxed version also present in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 . It aims to improve the security of Microsoft Windows by limiting application software to standard user privileges until an administrator authorizes an increase or elevation.

One of the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) installation pre-requisites for Windows servers is to turn off UAC before any EPM products are installed.

Can the UAC be turned back on after the EPM product installation has been completed?


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