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  1. Introduction
  2. Installation
  3. Hardware Issues
  4. Filesystems
  5. Networking
  6. Security
  7. Servers
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  9. Utilities
  10. Control Panel
  11. Printing
  12. Performance Monitor
  13. Network Monitor
  14. Event Viewer
  15. Other Issues
  16. User Accounts
  17. Groups
  18. Policies
  19. User Rights
  20. Auditing
  21. System Policies
  22. Sharing
  23. Profiles
  24. Roaming Profiles
  25. Domains
  26. Server Management
  27. Directory Replication
  28. License Management
  29. Client Administrator
  30. Netware Tools
  31. Macintosh Support
  32. RAS Server
  33. SNMP
  34. DHCP
  35. DNS
  36. WINS
  37. Mail Service
  38. Internet
  39. Internet Information Server
  40. Routing and Firewalls
  41. Items to Remember
  42. Terms
  43. Credits

Windows NT User Rights

These rights are set using the "User Manager". Two types of user rights are "basic" and "advanced". Additional NT server user rights beyond NTWS:

  • Add workstations to domain - Administrators, Account Operators
  • Force shutdown from a remote system. - Administrators, server operators
  • Manage security log and auditing - Administrators

To see advanced user rights, check the "Show Advanced User Rights" checkbutton.

Equivalent NTWS User Rights Policies showing Server groups

  • Shutdown the computer from a remote location - Administrators, Power users.
  • Access to the computer via the network - Administrators, everyone
  • Use the computer locally - Administrators, account operators, server operators, backup operators, print operators
  • Backup and restore directories and files - Administrators, backup operators, server operators
  • Change time - Administrators, server operators.
  • Delete or add device drivers - Administrators
  • Change the security logging policy - Administrators
  • Shut the system down - Administrators, account operators, server operators, backup operators, print operators
  • Take file ownership - Administrators
  • Load/unload device drivers - Administrators

Normally users cannot by default logon locally on an NT server unless the group "Domaun Users" are given the right to log on locally.

Advanced User Rights

  • Bypass Traverse checking - Everyone. Allows free directory tree viewing reguardless of permissions.
  • Create a pagefile - Administrators
  • Logon as a service