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

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Configuring User Rights Policies

Chapter 9, covered built-in capabilities and user rights. Although you can’t change built-in capabilities for accounts, you can administer user rights for accounts. Normally, you apply user rights to users by making them members of the appropriate group or groups. You can also apply rights directly, and you do this by managing the user rights for the user’s account.

Security

Any user who’s a member of a group that’s assigned a certain right also has that right. For example, if the Backup Operators group has the right and jsmith is a member of this group, jsmith has this right as well. Keep in mind that changes that you make to user rights can have a far-reaching effect. Because of this, only experienced administrators ...

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