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By assigning object Class and Instance rights, it is possible to customize the view your administrators have of the SMS Administrator console.
However, when using the Security Rights Properties console item to assign user Class or Instance security, only one class or instance can be modified at a time. After security is assigned to the current user or user group, clicking Apply causes the dialog box to become grayed out and no additional changes can be made.
To assign additional Class or Instance security rights, you must do the following:
To work around this problem and assign multiple Class and Instance security rights to users or user groups, use the Manage SMS Users Wizard. To start the wizard, perform the following steps:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Systems Management Server version 2.0.
For more information about assigning SMS Administrator console security, see chapter 4, "Creating Your SMS Security Strategy" in the Administrator's Guide.