Is it possible to allow power users to change IP adress in a windows 2000 domain environment

Is it possible to allow local power users to change their ip adress in Windows 2000 /2003 domain

Any way  I can  configure it through  group policy  ?
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pcandlerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If the client is Windows XP and the user is a member of the "Network Configuration Operators" then they will be able to

"      Modify the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) properties for a local area network (LAN) connection, which includes the IP address, the subnet mask, the default gateway, and the name servers.
"      Rename the LAN connections or remote access connections that are available to all of the users.
"      Enable or disable a LAN connection.
"      Modify the properties of all of the remote access connections of the user.
"      Delete all of the remote access connections of the user.
"      Rename all of the remote access connections of the user.
"      Issue ipconfig, release, or renew commands.

See Microsoft's knowledge base article 297938 for further details

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297938

I don't know if this is the case with Vista clients.
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