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Learning ServiceNow. - Second Edition

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Learning ServiceNow. - Second Edition

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Overview of this book

This book is an updated version of Learning ServiceNow, that will cover the new and updated features of the ServiceNow platform. It will show you how to put important ServiceNow features to work in the real world, while introducing key concepts via examples of managing and automating IT services. It'll help you build a solid foundation of knowledge, and will demonstrate how to effectively implement and configure modules within ServiceNow. We'll show you how to configure and administer your instance, and then move on to building strong user interfaces and creating powerful workflows. We also cover other key elements of ServiceNow, such as notifications, security, reporting, and custom development. You will learn how to improve and automate your business' workflow and processes. By the end of this book, you will be able to successfully configure and manage ServiceNow like a pro.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Learning ServiceNow Second Edition
Contributors
Preface
Index

Chapter 7. User Administration and Security

User administration is one of the core duties of any ServiceNow administrator. It's important to understand what constitutes a user, how to create and manage user accounts and permissions, and even how to test changes and defects in the context of other users. In this chapter, we'll discuss those topics, and we'll learn about:

  • What is a user?

  • How to create a user account

  • How permissions work in ServiceNow

  • Creating and assigning permissions to a user

  • User preferences and configuration

  • ACLs / security rules

  • Notifications