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Restict computers login

Dear All,

Is there a way to restrict a computer to login by one user only? I mean, for computer-x, I need user-x to be apple to login using this computer, so user-y or any other user will not be apple to login using this computer.

i have windows 2008 R2 active directory.

Thanks
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Arabsoft_Security
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Arabsoft_Security
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Mike KlineCommented:
You can use the "allow logon locally setting"  Just set it to user-x (and also admins should be allowed)  More on the setting here:   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc756809(WS.10).aspx

Thanks

Mike
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Arabsoft_SecurityAuthor Commented:
i don't need to use a local user, i need to use a domain user to login to this computer.
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Mike is right. Domain users also are logging in locally on domain machines.

Try his suggestion.
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