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Windows 2003 Terminal Server and Group Policy

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I'd like to let my users access the ODBC settings in Control Panel / Admin tools while they're logged in. Presently they can access the admin tools, how do I allow this, even briefly. I believe it's locked down through GP...But then again it could be the registry or something else. Any help is appreciated.

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by:Andy Keeney
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You can grant Full Control permission to Domain Users/Users as needed by using Group Policy under the following registry key, please try the following steps:

1. Navigate to Computer Configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Registry
2. Select Registry Key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ODBC
3. Add Domain users and grant Full Control permission to Domain Users / Users (Power User is not available in the case)

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by:bernardb
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i can't open administrative tools to access the ODBC icon
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create a shortcut and put it on the desktop.
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by:bernardb
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My apologies for the late late late response to your answer
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