Implementing Just Enough Administration

Just Enough Administration, also known as JEA, is a security framework providing you with the ability to implement fine-grained administrative delegation. With JEA, you enable a user to have just enough administrative power to do their job, and no more. JEA is a more secure alternative to just adding users to the Domain Administrator or Enterprise Administrator groups.

With JEA, you could enable a domain user to access your domain controllers for the purposes of administering the DNS Service on the server. With JEA, you constrain what the user can do on the protected server. For example, you could allow the user to stop and start the DNS Service (using Stop-Service and Start-Service) but no other services. ...

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