Systems Management Question

local admin rights for users

06/20/2017 1398 views
Hi All

I need some assistance, I would like to setup an OU named Local admins. In the OU I would like to create groups each group will be named example "L1155-localadministrator" "D2434-LocalAdminstrator etc... and in those groups a user or users of a specific machine will be in it and they will have local admin rights to that specific machine. I found a blog that gave instructions on doing this using group policy Computer configuration\Policies\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Restricted Groups.

But that is not what i am after as i want the groups in my OU to be specific for the machine and user. really desperate here any help would greatly be appreciated. 
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Hi All

this link is amazing and found the answer here http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2010/01/how-to-use-group-policy-preferences-to-secure-local-administrator-groups/ 

hopefully it helps anyone else that is having the same issue
Answered 06/20/2017 by: rich piano
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  • Thank you the article is very informative. I've used the restricted groups setting and it is difficult to manage. I will try the GPP method.
    • Hi now i have another issue. I would like to setup an account for all my machines. this account should not be created as a domain account but rather a local machine account but pushed via group policy is that something i can do? Would greatly appreciate any help
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