Log on locally

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Determine which users can log on at the computer.

This user right is defined in the Default Domain Controller Group Policy object (GPO) and in the local security policy of workstations and servers.

The default groups that have this right on each platform are:

  • Workstations and Servers

    • Administrators
    • Backup Operators
    • Power Users
    • Users
    • Guest
  • Domain Controllers

    • Account Operators
    • Administrators
    • Backup Operators
    • Print Operators

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To allow a user to log on locally to a domain controller, you have to grant this right by means of the Default Domain Controller GPO.

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Deny logon locally