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Start and Stop Service from a non-Administrator user account

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Start and Stop Service from a non-Administrator user account

Many times as System Engineer I have been challenged with potential security issue to allow non-administrators to control system services states (including custom ones). Because of many “solutions” I’ve encountered on field, I feel the urge to state that giving non-admin administrative credentials is never a right solution, not even remotely! If you are presented with similar request, please spend more time designing rather than repairing solution which will never pass any audit.

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