How to use group policy to disable or prevent shutdown option

Today, I am going to show you how to use Group Policy to disable or prevent Shutdown option.

1.On the Server Manager page, select Tools, click Group Policy Management.

2.On the Group Policy Management page, right-click Group Policy Objects, select New.

3.On the new GPO page, enter the name for new GPO, in my case, my new GPO name is Prevent Shutdown, click OK.

4.Right-click the new GPO, select Edit.

5.On the Group Policy Management Editor page, expend User Configuration, Expend Administrative Template, select Start Menu and Taskbar, click Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate commands.

6. Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down, Restart, Sleep, and Hibernate commands page, select Enable, click OK.

7.On the Group Policy Management page, right-click the OU which you would like to apply this new GPO, select Link an Existing GPO.

8.On the Select GPO page, select the new GPO, in my case is Prevent Shutdown, click OK.

Hope you enjoy this post.

Cary Sun

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Author: Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA
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