What is restricted group in Active Directory?

Asked by George Dinkins on November 20, 2021

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The Restricted Group setting allows you to configure membership in groups within Active Directory or in the local security accounts manager (SAM) of clients andservers that have joined the domain. Enter the Group name, or browse for it in the Active Directory database.

Are Domain Admins local admins? Domain Admins are, by default, members of the local Administrators groups on all_member servers and workstations in their respective domains.

How do I give admin rights to a domain user? To give Admin rights for_domain users:

  1. Click start and right-click on computer and select manage.
  2. Expand Local Users and Groups.
  3. Click on the groups folder.
  4. Double click on Administrators.
  5. Click add.
  6. In the text box type "domain" and click check names.
  7. This should bring up a list of everything with "domain" in the name, including Domain Users.

How do I add a local user to group policy? Add Local Administrators via GPO (Group Policy)

  1. Open Group Policy Management Editor (GPMC)
  2. Create a New Group Policy Object and name it Local Administrators – Servers.
  3. Navigate toComputer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Restricted Groups. Right Click on the right panel and select Add Group.