Server Operators built-in group

Definition of Server Operators built-in group in The Network Encyclopedia.

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What is Server Operators built-in group?

A built-in group in Microsoft Windows NT and Windows 2000 whose members have the rights to administer servers on the network. In Windows NT, Server Operators is a local group that exists on both domain controllers and member servers. In Windows 2000, Server Operators is a domain local group. The initial membership of the group is empty.

The Server Operators group has the following preassigned rights:

  • Log on locally to the server console
  • Change the system time
  • Back up files and directories
  • Restore files and directories
  • Shut down the system
  • Force shutdown from a remote system

Server Operators can also share and manage disk resources and printers on the network and lock the server.

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