marius1
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User rights to Configure Network Adapters

I installed VMware Player 5 on a Windows XP host.

Users member of the Administrators group can configure bridged network adapters, other users cannot.

How can I allow users that are not member of the Administrators group configure bridged network adapters and associate them to the host's network adapters?

Regards

marius

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abirhasan
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Please create a user that is not administrator user power. That prevent them configure bridge network adapter setting.

Also make sure that user can't know the administrator password.

also have a look..

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/279783

milton123 
marius1
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Thank you for the message.

I suspect I misposed the question: I do want that the non-administrator user can configure the bridged network adapters.

The user is not member of the "Administrators" group but is a member of the "Power users" group.

Shoud I make the user member of any further group, or assign any specific user right in order to let him configure bridged network adapters?

Regards

marius

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MarAndreas
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"Network Configuration Operators" sounds like it might be the correct group (although I don't see bridging listed in the KB article)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297938

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marius1
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Thank you for the hint. I tested it, but it did not work...

marius

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