Solved

Power User

Posted on 2009-04-13
2
938 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
We are using Windows 2008 AD with Windows XP Workstations. Fo Lotus Notes functioning properly I have to add Domain users to the local Power Users Group. Every time I do that users name stay there only until next login. Ive tried to use Restricted Groups from GPO but there is no Power Users Group.

Please help.
0
Comment
Question by:NAdminDilim
[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 Comments
 
LVL 58

Accepted Solution

by:
tigermatt earned 500 total points
ID: 24132534

Create a new Restricted Groups policy in a GPO object, and manually type 'Power Users' (without the quotes) for the name of the group. Then, in the properties, set 'Members' and specify the 'DOMAIN\Domain Users' group as the member.

Apply the Group Policy object to a container in which you have your Computer accounts, and this policy should apply successfully.

Before deploying such a policy to the enterprise, it is also per best practices to test your deployment with a smaller OU of test machines, prior to letting the policy loose for all computer objects in the domain.

-Matt
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:NAdminDilim
ID: 31569649
Thank you, Matt.
I found another also odd way.
Ive downloaded GPO Editor SP1 and install it on Windows XP Client PC. When I open it, Power Users Group was there but only on childrens objects not on Domain Policy. I add Domain Users Group there. Strange thing is that when I open the same Policy Object from Server 2008 Console I found unnamed Group with *SID instead of the name. When I went to a client PC and open Power Users Group, Domain Users where there and they seams to stay there so far.
It looks like 2008 has something different that substitute Power Users on Win 2008/Vista AD.
Thank you for your help.
0

Featured Post

Visualize your virtual and backup environments

Create well-organized and polished visualizations of your virtual and backup environments when planning VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Veeam deployments. It helps you to gain better visibility and valuable business insights.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Redirected folders in a windows domain can be quite useful for a number of reasons, one of them being that with redirected application data, you can give users more seamless experience when logging into different workstations.  For example, if a use…
OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…
Suggested Courses

624 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