Re: Security Issue with Computer management
From: Dave (noone_at_nowhere.com)
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 13:16:15 -0400
have you really tried this? i just did and got appropriate 'access denied',
'insufficient permissions held' etc on things i wouldn't expect to have
access to... and i am an admin on my local machine, but not on the domain.
if your users can do things you don't want them to you should look for the
settings that give them too many permissions.
"Joseph K" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> We are having a mixture of Windows 2000 with service
> pack 4 and Windows 2003 servers.
> Users can right click My Computer..Manage..right click
> on computer management..connect to another computer and
> specify the name of remote computer
> Can easily get into another computer and play around with
> shares amd other stuff.
> Is it a security loop hole? or How can we restirct non
> admin users from doing this. They can really damage the
> The Users are not in the local administrators group or any
> other local group on the remote machine.
> They can get into remote PC where they are not members of
> any group and play around with shares, event viewer etc
> I would expect this capability only for administrators
> group on the remote machine.
> How can I turn off access to non-admin users
> Thanks in Advance