cannot get server operators working

Hello :)

I have a server 2012 R2 domain and want to assign Server Operator for some external admins, so that they can login and restart the services they need, and they should also be able to restart the servers if needed, but they must not do anything on the domain level :)

I have made a new domain user, and then assigned them to Server Operator group in AD, but when they login to a member server, not DC server, they cannot access services overview and they cannot restart the server.

If they login to a DC server they can restart, but still cannot access the Services overview?

Mabye I beleive Server Operator can do something else than it actually can, but as per Microsoft it should be able to:

Server Operators
On domain controllers, members of this group can log on interactively, create and delete shared resources, start and stop some services, back up and restore files, format the hard disk, and shut down the computer. This group has no default members. Because this group has significant power on domain controllers, add users with caution.

Back up files and directories; Change the system time; Force shutdown from a remote system; Allow log on locally; Restore files and directories; Shut down the system.

I want to assign Server Operator

Could anyone please tell me what I am doing wrong?

Thank you in advance :)
macxpresAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
You assign the user to the LOCAL group on the server you want them to he able to administer. You don't do it in the AD group (unless you want them to be server operators on the DC itself....which seems like a bad idea....)
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Darius GhassemCommented:
If you review your post Microsoft states only some services are available.

"On domain controllers, members of this group can log on interactively, create and delete shared resources, start and stop some services, back up and restore files, format the hard disk, and shut down the computer. This group has no default members. Because this group has significant power on domain controllers, add users with caution."

If you want them to access services create a MMC containing required services. Also, User Rights Assignments should be reviewed.
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