How can the network settings be locked down even to local administrators. We track users based on IP and we don’t want to compromise our results or skew them with people monkeying around.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:29 PM
IP address, Local Administrator Rights, Local Administrators Group, Network security, Network Security Management
Can I encrypt data over the wire between local Windows Server 2008 local servers?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 3:25 PM
Encryption, Local Administrators Group, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Administration, Windows Server Security
We have just recently joined to our parent companies domain, and as such our old local admin account “administrator” name is not being used as an login anymore. Most of our machines have administrator as the local admin account. Since we want to get away from that name, we would like to add a local [...]
Answer Question | May 2, 2011 7:06 PM
Group Policy Objects, Local Administrators Account, Local Administrators Group, Visual Basic, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
I have a machine (which is not the domain controller and I have only remote access to this machine) on a domain X. I tried to promote this machine as a domain controller (domain name Y), during which this machine got disjoined from the domain X. I had logged in as a user from domain [...]
Answer Question | April 28, 2010 4:53 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory Installation, Domain Controller, Local Administrators Group
Someone prior me added a account called Admin and added this user into Local PC administrator group. All the PC’s are in domain. But the company IT security department wants me to delete the user account Admin from the local computer. I know i can delete it by loging localy into each individual computer. Can anyone give a complete [...]
Answer Question | September 1, 2009 6:28 AM
Local Administrators Group, Windows administration, Windows Security, Windows Vista
I have one client PC on an SBS 2003 network. I need to gain access to the local machine outside of the network to check on the User Rights. Problem is – we have lost the password for accessing the Administrator on the local PC – is there a way in which I can reset [...]
Answer Question | March 30, 2010 7:47 AM
Local Administrators Group, Password management, SBS 2003 R2
We have service ids that are in the local administrators groups on some servers. They should not have the capability to be used to RDP.
Answer Question | May 18, 2009 1:15 AM
Deny RDP, Local Administrator Rights, Local Administrators Group, RDP, Remote desktop management, User Permissions
I’d like to change the built in Administrator accounts on our servers. What implications would I run into? Will this change automatically change the permissions that were assigned to Administrator and also reflect the name change (ie, folder perms and such), or will I have to manually go thru each folder to change access?
Answer Question | November 26, 2008 8:02 PM
Local Administrators Group, User Permissions
Hello All, Thanks for taking the time to help me with my problems as i am almost finish. I have two things left to accomplish for now and maybe a few more in the near future. My friends company had a Tech that recently passed away and I am trying to help him out with [...]
Answer Question | August 9, 2009 6:33 AM
Active Directory, Domain, Local Administrators Group, Networking, Scripting, Server management, User accounts, User Permissions
We are running an Active Directory. Two cities are connected with each other and IT staff from other City can log in to the AD with (“Admin” account built manually: member of administrators). I want to restrict them not being able to create or delete users, change group policy, but be able to restart servers, [...]
Answer Question | August 6, 2008 7:53 AM
Active Directory, Local Administrators Group, User Permissions
Before removing users’ local admin right in their pc, I want to list all members for each client PC with W2k3 domain. Is there a script / tools in carrying out the inventory? Thanks
Answer Question | April 5, 2009 1:49 AM
Access Rights, Local Administrators Group, Security management, User Permissions, Windows scripting, Windows Security