Required permissions for installing the SharePoint Solution

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Article ID: 160654

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Data Loss Prevention Network Discover

Issue/Introduction

You are unable to install the SharePoint DLP Solution and need to know which user permissions are required for installation.

Resolution

The user performing the installation of the SharePoint solution must have the following roles:

    Farm Administrator
    Site Collection Administrator
    Web front end admins
    DB server admin
    db_owner (content database of the administration site)


The SharePoint Web Service installer performs a pre-install system check for the following conditions:

    WSS 3.0 / SP 2010 Foundation is installed
    Whether logged in user can install and deploy SP solutions
    Whether the SP Administration service is started
    Whether the SP timer service is started
    Solution file present in the installer
    Whether a prior installation of the web service exists.