Power User rights

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
We are using Windows server 2003 domain controllers. I want to give Power User rights to some users on all workstations in our organization using GPO. \
Please suggest me how to do this.
Thanks in advance.
Question by:gaddam01
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    Create a domain group called "Workstation Power User Permission".  Place the users you want to have power user rights into this group.  Create a GPO at the OU level where your domain workstations exist.  In the GPO you need to configure Restricted Groups for the Power User Group.  Follow the bellow articule:

    It does refere to the admins group though
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    Instead Admin you choose Power User

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    The above procedure is for Administrators. When I am trying to add power users as a restricted group I am not able to see the power users group in the default groups.
    Please suggest me how to add this group.
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    When you add the restricted group don't browse, just type in Power Users.  This will get created then add your domain group to this.
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    There is no power user groups in windows 2003 & you will not be able to browse it.
    I would suggest adding it to local administrators groups is fine using restricted group GPO settings.

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