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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Using Default Group Accounts

The default group accounts are designed to be versatile. By assigning users to the correct groups, you can make managing your Windows Server 2008 workgroup or domain a lot easier. Unfortunately, with so many groups, understanding the purpose of each isn’t easy. To help, let’s take a closer look at groups used by administrators and groups that are implicitly created.

Groups Used by Administrators

An administrator is someone who has wide access to network resources. Administrators can create accounts, modify user rights, install printers, manage shared resources, and more. The main administrator groups are Administrators, Domain Admins, and Enterprise Admins. Table 9-7 compares the administrator groups.

Table 9-7. Administrator ...

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