Re: Escalation of privilege
From: Ron Bernier (ronbernier_at_hahahahatds.net)
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 13:29:13 -0500
The other alternative to Torgeir's response is to simply give them modify
access to the registry keys they need access to ...
"Nicolas Macarez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi Everyone
> I am working on a Windows 2000 Professional desktop (no domain controller,
> no Active Directory, everything is local).
> When a user, without any admin rights, logs on, a logon script is
> This VB script (WSH and WMI stuff) modifies some registry keys and entries
> under HKEY_CURRENT_USER and I need to run this script with the admin
> rights - otherwise certain entries are not modified because the users
> have the right to do so.
> How can I escalate the privilege INSIDE my script, and then release the
> rights afterwards, once the session is opened ?
> Help greatly appreciated !