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The default role names (admin and everyone) can be changed before starting the WSO2 product by editing <PRODUCT_HOME>/repository/conf/user-mgt.xml. See  For more information about configuring on configuring the system administrator, see Configuring the System Administrator.

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languagehtml/xml
<Configuration> 
	<AdminRole>admin</AdminRole> 
	<AdminUser> 
		<UserName>admin</UserName> 
		<Password>admin</Password> 
	</AdminUser> 
	<EveryOneRoleName>everyone</EveryOneRoleName> <!-- By default users in this role sees the registry root --> 
	<Property name="dataSource">jdbc/WSO2CarbonDB</Property> 
	<Property name="MultiTenantRealmConfigBuilder">org.wso2.carbon.user.core.config.multitenancy.SimpleRealmConfigBuilder</Property> 
</Configuration>

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  1. Do the configuration changes indicated in the above section.
  2. You need to do the following user store level changes for existing users if you have changed the role names as mentioned earlier. 
    • If you are connected to JDBCUserStoreManager you need to update the UM_USER_ROLE table with the existing users after changing the admin and everyone role names. Also if you have changed the permission of everyone role, the UM_ROLE_PERMISSION has to be updated with the permissions to the new role.

      Info

      The schema can be located by referring to the data source defined in the user-mgt.xml file. The data source definition can be found under <PRODUCT_HOME>/repository/conf/datasources/master-datasources.xml.

    • If you are connected to ReadWriteLdapUserStoreManager, you need to populate the members of the previous admin role to the new role under the Groups.
    See
    •  For more information
    about setting up user stores
  3. After the changes, restart the server.