Prevent users from disabling network connections in Windows Server 2008

Every IT pro has right-clicked a network interface and disabled it by accident at some point in their career. This “wild mouse gesture” as I call it can kick servers and clients off the network. Windows Server 2008 makes this situation a little safer by not allowing the network interface on the system tray to be disabled by this type of action. The best way to protect against accidentally disabling network connections is to implement a Group Policy Object (GPO).

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Read the entire blog at TechRepublic.

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