Posted: May 3, 2016 | | Tags: Code, Permissions, PowerShell
We’ve set out to help a customer with automation within their IT department.
Some daily tasks require an elevated prompt, there is no way around it. But it’s not obvious how to check if the current prompt is elevated, or how to elevate the session. So here is a how-to…
Posted: May 28, 2014 | | Tags: File and Storage Services, GPO, Permissions, Security
A customer of ours had problems with an installation.
We started troubleshooting and noticed that the installation did not run in Elevated Mode, but wanted to put files in a folder which by default it does not grant regular users the ability to add or modify files.
Posted: November 20, 2013 | | Tags: Active Directory, dsacls, Fix, Permissions, PowerShell, SPN, Windows Server 2008, WinRM
I was getting an error at startup on a new Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Apparently the WinRM attempts to create two SPNs after the startup process.
Since that WinRM runs under “Network Service” account, I was able to fix this warning by granting the “Validated Write to Service Principal Name” permission to the NETWORK SERVICE…
Updated: December 29, 2013 | | Tags: Active Directory, GPO, Permissions, Security, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012
When setting up Active Directory delegation, you want administrators to be able to maintain Group Policy without being a Domain Admin.
If you read TechNet, Microsoft tells you to use Group Policy Creator Owners. However CO does not have permissions to modify or edit any other group policy objects.