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comment How do I enable “Logon as a service” dialog buttons?
@Swim Use gpresult /h results.htm to generate a Group Policy report. Open it, and search for "Log on as a service"... you should then see what Group Policy is currently governing this setting.
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answered How do I enable “Logon as a service” dialog buttons?
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answered How to disable all the admins accounts except built-in administrator on a domain?
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comment How to create DHCP reservations with long hardware address?
144-bit MAC address? What IEEE standard did that come from? Just one more reason Raspberry Pis have no place in a professional setting.
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answered Restrict Control Panel items GPO on Server 2003 - AD is 2008 R2
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comment How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
@JohanClaes Also, a remote shutdown would bear the process name wininit.exe, not Winlogon or Explorer. So it sounds like you did not actually experience a remote shut down after all.
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comment How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
@JohanClaes Just FYI, if the computer was truly shut down remotely (i.e. `shutdown /m \\pc02 /s) then the event will be logged in the System event log, ID 1074, "The process wininit.exe (IP Address!) has initiated the power off of computer pc02 on behalf of user domain\spiderman for the following reason..." I tested this using Windows 8.1 clients, and lo and behold it actually DOES supply the IP address of the remote system that shut the client down. However, I do not know if older versions of the OS record the IP address in the same way.
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comment How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
@Daniel Does not matter. Standard user can not force the shutdown of a remote system (shutdown /m \\pc02 /s) without having the "Force shutdown of the system remotely" user right on the computer that he wants to shut down, regardless of whether that same user account is simultaneously logged in locally.
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answered How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
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comment How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
By default, only the Administrators group has the user right "Force shutdown from a remote system."
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comment How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?
Give all the students A) Administrative control over all the computers and B) Anonymity by giving them all the same administrator account... what could go possibly go wrong? :)
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answered Error promoting 2012 R2 server to domain controller on 2003 domain
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comment How do I ad Active Directory Schema to a MMC?
Not a direct answer to your question, but alternatively, you might try using ntdsutil.exe to transfer the role: support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/255504