Admin account that only can shut down servers

Posted on 2007-08-03
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I am working a a DA plan is there anyway to create an Admin account  that only has privy to log on the  network server so a proper shutdown can be done. My ideal adim acount would have no other rights on network then to log on server and have shutdown in some sort of Disaster event.
Question by:asmjem
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    Start->Run->GPedit.msc->Computer Configuration ->Windows Settings->Security Settings->Local Settings->User Rights Assignment->Shutdown PC (Just add there a specified user or group)
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    @rvthost: strg-c   ....   strg-v


    but no problem...its the solution :)
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    @merowinger, Yep, saw your post earlier this morning and it was still easily accessible ;-)

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