[windows2000] Re: NT Administration Utility

  • From: cej4108@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Charles E. James)
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 13:13:51 -0400

Hi, Kim

You do realize that when they do screw it up (and they will) you will be at 
fault.


"Barnes, Kim" <Kim.Barnes@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>I agree with you guys, too, but I have to do what the bosses say...until the
>user screws something up..then they'll listen...Of course, at that point
>I'll have to spend needless time cleaning things up...
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Aaron Dokey [mailto:adokey@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 11:21 AM
>To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: NT Administration Utility
>
>
>
>I wasn't the one who asked the question, I believe your responses are
>directed to Kim Barnes instead.  I agree with what you said however.
>
>-Aaron
>
>-----------------------
>Aaron Dokey - MIS
>Reid Tool Supply
>2265 Black Creek Rd.
>Muskegon, MI   49444 
>(231) 777-3951
>(231) 767-3772 (Direct)
>-----------------------
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: cej4108@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cej4108@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 11:54 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: NT Administration Utility
>
>
>
>Aaron,
>
>Under NT the sysadmin and possibly superusers can make changes to
>users/groups on the server. Under Win2kPro the user can make local changes
>to his workstation but sysadmin has to make them on the server for global
>users/groups. You do not want users that are not properly
>trained/skilled/experienced/trusted making any changes to the
>server/users/groups...I feel this is not good administration...
>
>They will just have to deal with coming to you for the changes necessary.
>
>Besides if the groups have been properly set up you can use AD (Win2kserver)
>to control the forest from the trees, so to speak.
>
>Aaron Dokey <adokey@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>>
>>They should already be able to control their own file permission if they're
>>using NT/2k/XP workstations.  To do that you just need to give them proper
>>access to start off with and they'll be able to modify them from their
>>desktops.
>>
>>As for adding/removing users from a group thats more difficult with NT.  I
>>can't think of anything off the top of my head other than moving to AD.  :)
>>
>>-Aaron
>>
>>-----------------------
>>Aaron Dokey - MIS
>>Reid Tool Supply
>>2265 Black Creek Rd.
>>Muskegon, MI   49444 
>>(231) 777-3951
>>(231) 767-3772 (Direct)
>>-----------------------
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Barnes, Kim [mailto:Kim.Barnes@xxxxxxxxxx]
>>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 11:05 AM
>>To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>>Subject: [windows2000] Re: NT Administration Utility
>>
>>
>>
>>We're currently using NT (I know...we're a bit slow moving forward).  I
>need
>>to be able to allow this department to control their own file permissions,
>>but I need a user-friendly way for them to do it.
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Richards, Brian [mailto:brichard@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:04 AM
>>To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>>Subject: [windows2000] Re: NT Administration Utility
>>
>>
>>
>>I don't know about the "user-friendly" requirement, but that is one of
>>Active Directory's major claim's to fame.
>>
>>Are you using Windows NT or Windows 2000 for your server OS?
>>
>>********************************************
>> Brian D. Richards
>>
>>********************************************
>>
>>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Barnes, Kim [mailto:Kim.Barnes@xxxxxxxxxx]
>>Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:59 AM
>>To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>>Subject: [windows2000] NT Administration Utility
>>
>>
>>
>>We have a need for a department to control their own file permissions and
>to
>>add/remove users to a specific group.  Is there a program/utility out there
>>that is user-friendly that allows Domain Admins to "delegate" what kind
>>administrative privileges they can give to average users?  Please respond
>>quickly, as I have a meeting with this department tomorrow morning.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Kim Barnes
>>Server Administrator
>>TTI, Inc.
>>817-740-9000 
>>kim.barnes@xxxxxxxxxx
>>
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