Solved

Allow Doamin users to install software on there local PC

Posted on 2013-01-07
9
237 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-24
I need to be bale to allow users to install software on there local PC without making them local admins or admins.
The software that they need to install are simple, like Java, Flash, iTune Updates or even update for 3 party software like adobe ect... Can I do this via a GPO?
If so can someone please explain to me how.
I don't want to go the add them to the local admin group of there PC, I like to be able to deploy it via GPO so that I can if need me remove the policy if need me and not have to sit at every workstation and remove them from the admin local group.

Thanks...
0
Comment
Question by:noad
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Rick Hobbs
ID: 38753469
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
Dhanukadam earned 500 total points
ID: 38753478
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Rick Hobbs
ID: 38753484
Depending on the size of the organization you may want to implement SMS/SCOM.

Here is a link to recommended ways to do what you want:

http://www.linkedin.com/answers/technology/information-technology/computers-software/TCH_ITS_CMP/577848-55585590
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:noad
ID: 38753503
I just want to use GPO, its a small network.
Can it be done without deployment, as in a GPO setting?
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Rick Hobbs
ID: 38753509
The lnks I gave show all the recommended ways to do it.  Check hem out,
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:noad
ID: 38753565
no joy...
Thanks
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Dhanukadam
ID: 38753576
Group Policy Software Installation is very cool and it allows you to deploy software to your users “on the cheap.” It’s not “super robust” since it cannot deploy software while users are already logged in, but it does the job and can be a real lifesaver if you’re looking for cheap in the box to do the job.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:noad
ID: 38753681
Yes I read that exactly sentence from the link you send me. The issue is software that needs to be updated often, like flash, java, iTunes ect...
I'm looking for a way to allow the user to stay on top of the many almost daily updates.
While I agree with your suggestion, I don't think it will work for me needs.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jeorge
ID: 38754862
0

Featured Post

Edgartown IT Case Study

Learn about Edgartown's quest to ensure the safety and security of the entire town's employee and citizen data. Read the case study!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

We recently had an issue where out of nowhere, end users started indicating that their logins to our terminal server were just showing a "blank screen." After checking the usual suspects -- profiles, shell=explorer.exe in the registry, userinit.exe,…
You might have come across a situation when you have Exchange 2013 server in two different sites (Production and DR). After adding the Database copy in ECP console it displays Database copy status unknown for the DR exchange server. Issue is strange…
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

751 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question