Deactivating and activating roles - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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For maintenance or troubleshooting purposes, you can deactivate a role without affecting any of its settings and then re-activate it later.

What you should know

If you are experiencing issues with your system, sometimes it is helpful to restart a role. Roles are also deactivated so their properties can be modified. .

You must have the Modify role properties privilege to deactivate a role.


  1. From the home page, open the System status task.
  2. From the Monitor drop-down list, select Roles.
    The roles that are part of your system are listed in the report pane.
  3. Select a role you want to deactivate, and click Deactivate role () > Continue.
    The role turns grey (offline) in the report pane.
  4. To reactivate the role, select the role, and click Activate role ().