Magento Open Source, 2.0.x

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Adding Users

When your store is first installed, your loginThe process of signing into an online account. credentials give you full administrative access. As a best practice, one of the first things you should do is to create another user account with full Administrator permissions. That way, you can use one account for your everyday Administrative activities, and reserve the other as a “Super AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed.” account in case you forget your regular credentials or they somehow become unusable.

If there are others on your team, or service providers who need access, you can create a separate user account for each, and assign restricted access. To limit the websites or stores that admin users can access when they log in, you must first create a role with limited scope and access to resources. Then, you can assign the role to a specific user account. Admin users who are assigned to a restricted role can see and change data only for websites or stores that are associated with the role. They cannot make changes to any global settings or data.