Solved

Granting Users the ability to restart services on one server

Posted on 2008-06-11
3
352 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I have to grant a group of users the ability to restart services on one particular server in my domain running Windows Server 2003. What is the best way to do this? Of course, I'd like to avoid granting them local admin privileges. Will membership in the Power Users group grant them this privilege?  I was also looking for a way to grant them that right using gpedit but I didn't see any such options. Any thoughts? Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:mcpp661
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 85

Accepted Solution

by:
oBdA earned 500 total points
ID: 21759834
These are still working on W2k3:
How to grant users rights to manage services in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=288129

Basically the same, only it doesn't list subinacl anymore (but it nevertheless still works):
HOW TO: Grant Users Rights to Manage Services in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=325349
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mcpp661
ID: 31466546
Couldn't get it to work with Subinacl. Didn't want to use the security template method because I didn't want other template settings to affect the server. I installed Microsoft Group Policy Management console on the server and just did it via a GPO. Thank you for your help.
0
 
LVL 85

Expert Comment

by:oBdA
ID: 21770504
Sorry, that might have been my error; subinacl is installed with the W2k3 ResKit, but this version is buggy (it doesn't do anything, but doesn't report an error, either).
Download and install the current version from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=E8BA3E56-D8FE-4A91-93CF-ED6985E3927B (once it's installed, you can just copy the exe to any location you want to use it).
0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Preface Having the need * to contact many different companies with different infrastructures * do remote maintenance in their network required us to implement a more flexible routing solution. As RAS, PPTP, L2TP and VPN Client connections are no…
I've always wanted to allow a user to have a printer no matter where they login. The steps below will show you how to achieve just that. In this Article I'll show how to deploy printers automatically with group policy and then using security fil…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question