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Specify install rights with group policy?

Posted on 2008-10-01
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Is it possible to run a software install or file modification via an Active directory login script on a PC that doesn't have rights to perform those changes?  I.e., a "Run as..." option?
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Runas is not secure since it still requires a password. MS recommends using a GP to assign or publish an application to. This will install the application as LOCAL SYSTEM and have elevated rights. All without the need to enter a password at the workstation.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816102
While SCCM or LanDesk would be better this method will work as well.
 
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Sorry, I found this solution as well 6 hours after I made the post
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Sorry, I found this solution as well 6 hours after I made the post
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Even though I found the answer also, it's only proper to reward your efforts.
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