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Modify an existing user account.


[Actions]   ModifyUser:Name=UserName[,Additional Properties]


ModifyUser specifies changes to make to a user account. InterSystems IRIS® data platform modifies the specified user account when processing the [Actions] section during a configuration merge.

You can specify any possible user properties in the ModifyUser definition. During the merge, InterSystems IRIS runs Security.Users.Modify() to make the changes defined by ModifyUser.

Changing This Operation

This operation is designed to be used during a configuration merge. You can change ModifyUser by editing the merge file in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

For information about modifying user accounts from the Management Portal, see Manage User Accounts.