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Posted on 2009-04-14
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There is a user on a domain having laptop who is tralveing abroad and his ISP back home requires him to put static IP in the NIC settings. Now we have a policy of not giving ADMIN rights to the user. Is there any work around so that he can change the IP without getting enough rights on his Laptop.  
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In TCP/IP Properties go to the Alternate configuration tab. Insert the static ip here. Now it will try for a DHCP address first (when in the office) and if it fails will assign the fixed ip.

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User with admin rights cannot input these settings. As mentioned above no admin rights canbe given to the user for this
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Whoever is the administrator must log in and do it. This applies to pretty much everything.

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