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Cannot access domain through Secpol.

Posted on 2004-09-01
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I want to control which domain users can and can't log on to a certain workstation. I logged onto the workstation as a local administrator and ran the secpol snap-in. I went to Local Policies/User Rights Assignments/log on locally and could see all the local & service accounts, but I could not access the domain - the box was grayed out.

Any ideas?
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are you running Active Directory?  What kind of network is this?

all aspects of domain administration is centralized.  You do not set local security policies to control this.  The user will be logging into the domain, not the local computer, so you need to deny him access to the domain fom that particular machine.  If you are using Active Directory, you can set this in the user properties in Active Directory Users and Computers.

If you are not using AD please specify what OS the domain controller and workstation is running
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Hello

Perfect! I am using AD and I found the security tab where you said it should and bingo.

Thanks!
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Would be obliged if you could tell me in the same column how, once I have found the computer in AD, how I go about restricting certain domain users from logging on to that computer?'

Thanks...
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I'm not at a domain right now.  The only way I am sure how to do it is to go to the properties for the USER and click the ACCOUNT tab.  Then Click the "LOG ON TO" button and restrict Computers.

Sorry if you closed out the question too early.  If you would like, I'll post a question in the Windows 2000 forum asking if there is a way to do it by computer.
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Don't worry about my closing the question too early. I'm not at a domain right now either, but I'll go throgh what you said tomorrow and I can't get it to work then I'll repost the question myself-

Thnx
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