Help Needed To Set Up Local Administrator Group Policy; Please Assist.

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I am having security issues with my Administrator account. I have decided to create local administrator group policy instead. But I do not know the exact process needed to set up local administrator accounts using group policy. Can someone please educate me about the steps to be followed in this case?

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Help Needed To Set Up Local Administrator Group Policy; Please Assist.

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You can follow these steps to create local administrator accounts with group policy.

• Go to Active Directory Users and Computers.

• Right-click the OU of choice.

• Select Create a GPO in this domain, and link it here.

• Group Policy Editor will be launched.

• Click Computer Configuration.

• Click Preferences.

• Click Control Panel Settings.

• Click Local Users and Groups.

• Right-click the blank space.

• Click New.

• Click Local User.

• Type in a username.

• Click the option Password never expires.

• Click the option Account never expires.

• Select OK.

• A box will appear, stating that the password is stored in SYSVOL. Click OK.

• Repeat these steps for the Administrator account.

• Click the option Account is disabled.

• Click OK.

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