What users should be member in the various Administrator groups

Posted on 2007-11-20
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
Looking for screen shots to get a better understanding on who should be a member of the following Administrator groups:
Domain Admins
Group Policy Creator Owners
Enterprise Admins
Account Operators
Backup operators
Server Operators
Question by:mutec1
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victornegri earned 500 total points
ID: 20321939
What do you mean by "Screenshots"? You want someone to take screenshots of their current setup?

Domain Admins: GOD of the domain. Should only be systems administrators. By default only "Administrator" in this group.
Group Policy Creator Owners: Can modify group policy objects for the domain. By default only "Administrator" in this group.
Enterprise Admins: GOD of the forest. Should only be the highest level system administrator (or even an emergency account where no one person knows the pw). By default only "Administrator" in this group
Administrators: Built in group. By default Domain Admins, Enterprise Admins, and Administrator in this group
Account Operators: Built in group. No members by default.
Backup operators: Build in group. No members by default.
Server Operators: Built in group. No members by default.

Author Comment

ID: 20322016
Can you provide a generic screen shots? Thanks for the reply.
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Expert Comment

ID: 20322104
screen shots of what?
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Author Comment

ID: 20322287
A current setup would be a good idea do you have one?
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Expert Comment

ID: 20322348
I don't know how I can take a screenshot of my entire setup.

When you say screenshot you mean that you want me to take a photo of my screen right (using the print-screen key)?

Author Comment

ID: 20322935
yes that seems like a good idea.
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Expert Comment

ID: 20323142
I have no idea what you want me to do. There's no way I can encompass my entire setup in one screen shot. It would take hundreds of screenshots to do it. What exactly are you looking for?

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31410157
Thanks for your help.

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