Self-Elevation Options

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    When enabling Self Elevation within your Application Manager Configuration there are extra options that can be set to allow for further control. 


    The advanced options are configured using the Self-Elevation Options dialog which is accessed from the User Rights ribbon and are confgiuion based on each rule group.

    • Rule Group > User Rights > Self-Elevation > Self Elevation Option

     The following options are available:

    • Make items Accessible - Makes the rule items accessible and overwrite any associated accessible items.
    • Allow items to run even if it is not owned by a trusted owner - This option becomes available when Make Accessible is selected. When selected, all the rule items listed are executed regardless of the owner.
    • Apply to child processes - By default, the Self-Elevation Policy applied to the rule items, does not get inherited by child processes launched by the parent process. Select this option to apply the policy to the direct children of the parent process.
    • Apply to common dialogs - Elevate access to the Open File and Save File Windows menu options when a file or folder has been elevated. By default, any common dialogs are not elevated.
    • Install as trusted owner - Make the local administrator the owner of all files created by the defined application. This option is not applied to regular applications, only installer packages.
    • Hide the Run as Administrator Window options for Self-Elevated items - Hide the Run as Administrator option from the Windows context menu.