Creating a System Account for PPM
To install PPM and maintain the system after installation, you must create a system account. After you do, always log on to this account on the server machine to perform any PPM Server maintenance—for example, stopping and restarting the PPM Server. This helps to avoid file system permission issues, which can be difficult to track.
In Windows, configure the user to be a member of the Administrators and Domain Users groups, at a minimum. Provide the user with full access to the installation directory for PPM and all of its subdirectories. Provide the Administrators screen group with at least read access to these directories.
In UNIX, PPM does not require root access for installation. Do not install the server as the root user.
Configure your PPM user with the following:
Set the term to dumb option.