Promoting a User to Host


Hosts (also known as Superusers) have full permissions to all sites within the DNN instance. Only a Host can promote/demote a user account to/from a Host account.


Warning: Hosts can revoke permissions from or demote another host.



A Host/Superuser account. Hosts have full permissions to all sites in the DNN instance.



  • DNN Platform
  • Evoq Content
  • Evoq Engage



  1. Go to Persona Bar > Manage > Users. Persona Bar > Manage > Users


  2. Search for the desired user account.
    • Use the Search Users textbox at the top to search by a user account field, such as First Name, Last Name, User Name, or Email Address.
    • Filter the displayed accounts by type, using the Show dropdown.

    User List > Search field and Show dropdown


  3. Click the ellipses icon for the user (1), then choose Make Superuser (2).
    User List > find the user > ellipses icon > Make Superuser




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