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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" )




Returns 0 or 1.


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.


Checks for admin account:

$r = MBS( "SystemInfo.IsAdminUser" )

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

SystemInfo.Is64bitWindows - SystemInfo.IsLowPowerModeEnabled

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