What is the Account Operator?
Created on 2003-02-25 by Rainer
This group is only available on Windows 2000 servers acting Domain Controllers.
It allows its members to administer user and group accounts for systems and
domains. By default, Account Operators have permission to create, modify, and
delete accounts for users, groups, and computers in all containers and
organizational units (OUs) of Active Directory except the Builtin container and
the Domain Controllers OU. Account Operators do not have permission to modify
the Administrators and Domain Admins groups, nor do they have permission to
modify the accounts for members of those groups.
This information was verified with Windows 2000.
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