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Windows 2000 - Tips & Tricks

How to restrict access to author mode in MMC for a domain

  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. In the console tree, right-click the organizational unit for which you want to configure policy, and then click Properties.
  3. On the Group Policy tab, click Edit.

The Group Policy console appears.

  1. In the console tree, click Microsoft Management Console.
    • PolicyName Policy
    • User Configuration
    • Administrative Templates
    • Windows Components
    • Microsoft Management Console
  2. In the details pane, double-click Restrict the user from entering author mode.
  3. On the Policy tab, do one of the following:
    • To allow the user to use author mode in MMC, click Not Configured or Disabled.
    • To restrict the user from using author mode in MMC, click Enabled.

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