How to Run Capacity Manager as a Non-Admin User

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How to run Capacity Manager aa a Non-Admin User


How to run Capacity Manager aa a Non-Admin User


If you expect Capacity Manager to be run by a non-admin user, there are 5 tasks which need to be performed by an administrator on the user’s machine.

1.       Administrator must install Capacity Manager for the non-admin user.


2.       Administrator must create System DSN for Capacity Manager to connect to the Data Manager Database. 

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1.       Administrator must verify Decimal Symbol is defined as (.) decimal in advanced settings within Control Panel -> Region and Language Settings-> Formats.

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1.       Administrator must create a non-admin user on user’s machine for Capacity Manager.

In case of multiple users, the Administrator can also create a group of non-admin CM users and add multiple users in it.


2.       Administrator must provide access (shown below) to non-admin user/group to Capacity Manager Infrastructure and Log folder.


a.       Read & Execute

b.       List folder contents

c.      Read

c.       Write



The location for the Infrastructure and Log folder is defined within CM application:


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This should allow non-amin users to run Capacity Manager