Force shutdown from a remote system

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


Determines which users are allowed to shut down a computer from a remote location on the network.

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
  • Domain Controllers

    • Administrators

    • Server Operators

Related Policies

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