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Error: Administrative access is disabled. Please contact your system administrator to enable it

Error Message

In some instances, when attempting to access the Portal Administrator Directory, the following error message is returned:

Error:
Administrative access is disabled. Please contact your system administrator to enable it.

The error: Administrative access is disabled. Please contact your system administrator to enable it is returned when accessing the ArcGIS Portal Administrator Directory site

Cause

  • The web adaptor is not configured to allow administrative access.
  • The incorrect URL is used to access the Portal Administrator Directory.

Solution or Workaround

To resolve the error, configure the web adaptor to enable administrative access to the site. Refer to ArcGIS Enterprise: Configuring the Web Adaptor from the configuration web page for more information. If the issue persists, ensure the Portal Administrator Directory URL follows the format below:

https://webadaptorhost.domain.com/webadaptorname/portaladmin

Related Information

Last Published: 10/12/2021

Article ID: 000026115

Software: ArcGIS Web Adaptor (IIS) 10.6.1, 10.6, 10.5.1, 10.5, 10.4.1, 10.4, 10.3.1, 10.3, 10.2.2, 10.2.1, 10.2, 10.1 Portal for ArcGIS 10.9, 10.8.1, 10.8, 10.7.1, 10.7, 10.6.1, 10.6