Disable Primary Site Administrator

  • URL:http://server:port/arcgis/admin/security/psa/disable (POST only)
  • Required Capability:Administrator
  • Version Introduced:10.1


You can use this operation to disable log in privileges for the primary site administrator account. This operation can only be invoked by an administrator in the system. To re-enable this account, use the Enable Primary Site Administrator operation.


  • Once disabled, you cannot use the primary site administrator account to log into Manager. Therefore, you should disable this account only if you have other administrators in the system.
  • If you are currently logged into the Administrator Directory using the primary site administrator account, you will need to log back in with another administrative account.

Request Parameters


Description: The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json

Example Usage