Re: Escalation of privilege
From: Buz [MSFT] (buzb_at_online.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 15:38:51 -0500
Have you looked into using RunAs?
HOW TO: Enable and Use the "Run As" Command When Running Programs in Windows
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"Nicolas Macarez" <email@example.com> 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 !