Admin Privilege

Hello. how can we prevent members of the administrator group to change account passwords and prevent them to see the log files on servers. Is it possible
Roy_HachacheAsked:
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
You can not limit the actions of Administrators members.
You have to remove users from the group.
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
So it is not applicable !!!!
Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Nope. Any setting which you apply to prevent members of Administrators doing something, can be easily reverted by any member of Administrators group.

And that is a good thing or else you would soon lose control over computer.
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Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
How can we permit ( an account) to log in the servers  without letting him change other admin passwords and not editing or deleting the log files
Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Name some tasks, you want users to be able to perform on servers.
Kash2nd Line EngineerCommented:
You may need to rethink the overall infrastructure.
If the users are not suppose to look at the log files /change passwords etc then why are they admins.
Think of LEAST ACCESS PRIVILEDGE, i.e: what is the minimum they need to achieve and take it from there.

May be think of delegation of access control.
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
Restart SQL service
Restart Server
Add printer
Network
Add driver
Sharing and permissions
Install and remove software

Hes doesn't have access on log  files or event viewer and he cannot delete or create users or change passwords
Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
All of the above actions can be performed by regular users if you change some settings, except last one.

Manual installation and remowal of software usually requires administrator's priviliges, unless you have SCCM on your network with proper applications prepared.

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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Thanks, mate, Do you need instructions on how to enable users to perform other specifed actions?
Roy_HachacheAuthor Commented:
Thank you. if needed i will get back to you,. thank you once again
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