API_admin User in Clarity PPM

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Article ID: 195747

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Products

Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

After upgrading to 15.7.1, an api_admin account is showing up in the out of the box Basic User group. 

How was it created and what is is used for?

Environment

Release : 15.7.1

Component : CA PPM USERS, GROUPS, OBS ADMINISTRATION

Resolution

The api_admin is a service account used internally by the application. It should not be removed from the group or modified in any way.