Monthly Archives: April 2017

Set Windows Service Permission to Non-Administrator Accounts

Service related operations such as start/stop/restart windows services are usually assigned to Administrators. Sometimes, you might need to delegate these tasks to non-admin users. In this article, I will show the 4 methods to set the service’s permission to any … Continue reading

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Assign SQL service start,stop permission to Non-Administrator Account and SDDL explained

For full syntax of SDDL(Security Descriptor Definition Language) and ACEs (Access Control Lists), you can refer this TechNet article. Here we will assign the start/stop permission of MSSQLSERVER to ‘MyUser’ domain user. Assume that computer has been SQL 2012 installed in domain environment. … Continue reading

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Change the Defult Boot OS and Time-Out for Dual Boot Windows

Recently I installed windows 8.1 along with existing windows 10 on my free partition. After reboot, the dual boot option gives me 30 second time-out with the default to windows 8.1 as seen in Fig-1. As I worked with Win-10 … Continue reading

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Active Directory Recycle Bin: Restore Deleted Objects or Wipe Off your Bin ?

Active Directory Recycle Bin is available from Server 2008R2 but it is disabled by default and it is one of the most useful feature for system admins in that he can restore any directory objects (user/computer or system accounts) that … Continue reading

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