• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 15. Managing Local Users > Using Groups to Simplify Management Tasks an...

Using Groups to Simplify Management Tasks and Grant Resource Access

It is much simpler to create groups of users and then assign rights to the group than to assign rights to individual user accounts. Once you assign a user to a group, the user is granted all the rights that are associated with that group. Remember, too, that a user can be a member of more than one local group.

Windows XP comes with several built-in groups, which may be all that you need for your environment. Otherwise, you can create your own new local groups and customize the rights granted to the group. The built-in groups are as follows:


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint