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SystemInfo.IsAdminUser

Tries to check if user is admin user on the system.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SystemInfo 5.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "SystemInfo.IsAdminUser" )

Parameters

none

Result

Returns 0 or 1.

Description

Tries to check if user is admin user on the system.
Returns 1 for admin or 0 for non admin.
Normally you should not need to know, because you try what you plan to do and see if you get a permission error. Then you can report that error.

This is not about the FileMaker user account, but the Windows system account!
On Linux, this checks whether you run as root.

Examples

Checks for admin account:

$r = MBS( "SystemInfo.IsAdminUser" )

Release notes

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 18th June 2015, last changed 28th January 2023


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