Giving Limited Rights

Posted on 2011-04-20
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hi, I need to give a user in a WIN 2003 Domain limited rights, to just reboot a server when needed.
How can I achieve this?
Question by:jackm1
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    by:Joseph Daly
    I would suggest simply making them a local admin on that individual server. This way they can log in and reboot the box without having any other access to your other machines.

    Author Comment

    One of the  Server]s is a Domain Controller, I don't see a option to add a local user account?
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    Accepted Solution

    Do you want to give restart permission of Domain Controller to user?
    If so Add the user in Administrators group in AD.

    Open ADUC find Administrators group and add user or group to that Administrators group.

    Add for the server restart permission instead of giving permissions manually to server,

    Add the user or a group to restricted group in AD. So it will give admin rights to Servers and Workstations.

    For Restricted group:


    Author Comment

    premqlitz this looks like it will work, I will give it a try thanks.

    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you for the help

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