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Delegating control of a single windows 2003 server in a domain

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We have regional centers and each regional center has a local DC. We have a tech at each regional center and I am wondering what would be the easiest way to give him "local" administrative privileges on the DC. I do not want to make him a domain admin. I would normally do this by going into Computer Management and assigning him to the local administrator group but this being a DC that is not an option. Any feedback is appreciated.
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What kinds of things do you need him to do, unfortunately there is no easy way to be a full admin on a DC short of making them builtin admins/domain admins.    

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Mike
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To be able to start/stop services.
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You can delegate control to non admin account to perform certain admin acitivity like reset password,create user,delete user,etc.

To delegate rights to control the sytem service:
http://www.windowsitpro.com/article/permissions/how-can-i-delegate-permission-for-a-user-or-group-to-control-certain-services-

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