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How to grant Access to Print Spool service

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How can I grant access for my helpdesk people to restart the printer spool service on a W2K3 server without granting them full admin rights to the server?
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Collect the helpdesk users in a global group.
On the server, assign permissions to start, stop, and pause the spooler service either to a "real" local group or to a domain local group, and make the global helpdesk group a member of the local group with the permissions.
To change the permissions, it's easiest to use either a group policy or subinacl.exe.
Check this article:

How to grant users rights to manage services in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=288129

Download details: SubInACL (SubInACL.exe)
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=23418
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