To ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the data on the Washington University in St. Louis network, administrators’ access to areas requiring elevated privileges should be limited and monitored. Administrators should not use his or her system ID to access areas requiring elevated privileges.
System Administrators should be provided with two accounts, each with a different level of access:
The desktop environment of the server and/or system administrator should reflect when the Administrator Account is in use.
Updated April 1, 2013.