Change local username and password via Group Policy

Deploying an account is a common activity for Windows administrators, the next most frequent task is changing existing accounts.

Windows administrators have many approaches to addressing the local administrator user account. Default installations provide Windows servers with a username called Administrator, and I have been asked many times about what to do with this username. Common configuration options are to leave the username as-is with a complex password, disable it, rename it, and remove it.

image

Read the entire post at the Servers and Storage blog at TechRepublic.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: