Assigning a User as a local administrator to an OU using GPO

I work in a school and would like to assign one of the teachers local administrator permissions on a goup of computers.

How in group policy can I create a policy that will grant this user local administrator permissions on one particular OU?

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stalbansschoolAsked:
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added_flavourConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hello,

You can User Restricted Group to make the users part of local admin on machines provided those all machines should be the part of same OU on which you are applying the Policy :

Please check few Articles for better understanding :

How to Configure a Global Group to Be a Member of the Administrators Group on all Workstations
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320065
 
Description of Group Policy Restricted Groups
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279301
 
Updates to Restricted Groups ("Member of") behavior of user-defined local groups
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810076

Thanks !!
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moon_blue69Commented:
Hi
The way we give administration capabilities to an OU is called delegation of control . Right click the OU select delegate control-> follow wizard->add the user or group-> and assign the permissions which you want to delegate. this will give permission only on that container (OU)

Hope this helps
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stalbansschoolAuthor Commented:
Does that not just give permissions to do stuff within Active Directory?  e.g. change password/modify members etc?  I want to allow the user LOCAL administrator permissions on the PC's.
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KenMcFConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can do that using restricted groups in the GPO. Here is a good blog post on the steps needed.
Just create a new GPO and link the OU where the computers are located.
http://www.frickelsoft.net/blog/?p=13
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stalbansschoolAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, exactly what I was after
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moon_blue69Commented:
Hi

Create a script to add that particular user to local admins and add that script into the logon script on the OU in which those computers are conatined. I will try to find a script. If its just a buch of computers why not logon as local administartor and add this user to local admins.

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