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How to make a permission setting on all accounts under an OU

Posted on 2013-05-31
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I have a 2003 AD domain. We have all of our 6000 user accounts under 1 OU.

I need to enable "write personal information" on the "self" account under security tab fr all the users under the OU.

Is there a way to to this.

Also, I will also need to have any new account inherit this setting when added to the OU.

any thoughts
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Question by:rdefino
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Joseph Moody earned 500 total points
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There is. See this article:

http://deployhappiness.com/find-out-what-computer-a-user-logged-into/

It shows how to do it for the managedby attribute.
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by:rdefino
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So I read through that and I'm not seeing how that will help me. That talking about computers accounts.

I'm dealing with users accounts.
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by:Joseph Moody
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It is the same concept. You'll right click on your Users OU and select Properties - Security - Advanced.

Add SELF as the principal. Then select descendant user objects. Browse down to the write personal information box. Check Allow. Then OK several times.
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by:rdefino
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So I followed this and there is no "write personal Informartion" in the list under descendant user objects.
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