It's not uncommon that IT staff are permanently assigned domain administrator privileges to expedite access not only to domain controllers (DCs), but also local administrator permissions on domain member servers and user workstations.

In this webinar, Russell Smith looks at the risks of assigning domain administrator privileges to IT staff, how to assign local administrator privileges safely, and successfully managing access to DCs.

After viewing this webinar, you will:

  • Better understand the risks associated with using domain administrator accounts on devices that are not DCs
  • Learn how to assign local administrator privileges to IT staff without adding them to the Domain Admins group in Active Directory
  • Methods and best practices for granting access to domain controllers
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Russell Smith

Security Instructor

Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to being a Contributing Editor at the Petri IT Knowledgebase and is an instructor at Pluralsight. Russell has more than 13 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security, co-authored one for Microsoft?s Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, and was a regular contributor at Windows IT Professional magazine.