Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

How can I allow users to change the ISP dialup number in Connection Properties?

We have Windows 2000 (and XP) Pro machines and use workgroups (not domains). I want to allow members of the Users group to change the dialup number in the Connection Properties. In the default installation, this appears to be prohibited. As staff travel, we want them to call the ISP's local dial-up numbers. How can I let them edit the number to dialup for each dial-up session?
Use security templates to change the ACL for that registry subkey. See my other responses about security templates, which is possible one of the best and most under-used deployment tools for locked down environments.


Editor's Note:
See also:


Dig Deeper on Enterprise infrastructure management

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchSQLServer

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close