Managing Servers and Security RRS feed

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  • Hi there,  I need help on this and i have google and tested for few hours already and my test failed. So ,  i have these requirements :

    We are running on Windows 2008 R2, 2012 and 2016

    I want to allow a group of users/operators to manage 10 servers. They will allow to:


    b:restart services 

    c: delete or managing files or folder(especially when space are full and and they need to perform housekeeping.

    I try to add myself to backup operator(local grp) but i can't do anything. I can't open computer management, i cant access services.msc and etc...

    How can I allow my users/operators to perform these tasks without adding them to local admin? Do i need to edit GPO to allow them to perform their tasks?

    Thanks !

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:30 AM


  • Hi,


    User security policy  "Shut down the system" under GPO-- Computer Configuration -- Policies -- Windows Setting -- Security Settings -- Local Policies -- User Rights Assignment

    >>restart services

    If add the user to specific local groups and all settings under User Rights Assignment are could't achieve your needs, then I think you need add the user to administrators group.

    >>delete or managing files or folder

    Assign NTFS permission for the user.

    Best Regards,


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    • Marked as answer by SK l Friday, September 27, 2019 3:44 AM
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 10:23 AM

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