[gptalk] Re: Securing directories from Users

  • From: "Sunshine Baines" <sunshine.baines@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 16:09:29 -0400

Has anyone had the chance to use the MS App. Comp. Toolkit?  I've been
looking at the doc for it and trying to figure out how it works for
resolving the local admin rights required to run some apps.

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Nelson, Jamie R
<Jamie.Nelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The easiest thing to do is take away their local admin rights on their
>  PCs. This can cause some application compatibility issues, but it is
>  better to try and work those out then continuing to give users those
>  elevated rights. Applications that still "require" admin rights
>  (according to the vendor) to run can usually be fixed with the Microsoft
>  Application Compatibility Toolkit.
>
>  If that is not an option for you, you can configure file/folder security
>  natively in Group Policy under Computer Configuration > Windows Settings
>  > Security Settings > File System.
>
>  Jamie Nelson | Systems Engineer | Systems Support, Information
>  Technology | I N T E G R I S Health | Phone 405.552.0903 | Fax
>  405.553.5687 | http://www.integrisok.com
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>
>
>
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>  On Behalf Of Sunshine Baines
>  Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2008 7:48 PM
>  To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Subject: [gptalk] Securing directories from Users
>
>  I would like to secure the directories on my user's workstations,
>  without taking away functionality.  I don't want them to be able to
>  write or delete to the windows and some other directories. Should I do
>  this through NTFS or group policies?
>
>
>  Thanks,
>  Sunshine
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