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Designer Error When Adding Module

Goals and Symptoms

When adding a module in ION Designer the operator receives the following error:


'You do not have authority to make configuration changes to this node diagram'



An error pops up when adding a module in designer (See above).

Facts and Changes

Designer, Error, Permissions

Causes and Fixes

Users Windows logon has incorrect permissions (Possibly Power User and not Administrator).



Check User preferences


For Windows 2003 Server:

Admin tools -> Security Options -> User Accts


For Windows XP:


Start -> Control Panel -> User Accounts


Make sure that the user is in the Administrators Group and not another selection (IE: 'Power User').


Original article#16716
Last Revised: May 29 2007


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Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL184923 V1.0, Originally authored by KBAdPM on 06/22/2007, Last Edited by KBAdPM on 06/22/2007
Related ranges: ION Enterprise V5.6, ION Enterprise V5.5, ION Enterprise V5.0
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