JEA to enable remote user (No Admins) to reboot a system / event id 10016 COM 9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276

David Scholz 21 Reputation points

I've tried to use Powershell JEA to enable a group of normal users to run the cmdlet 'restart-computer', but when the user runs the command we get Event ID 1001 in Eventlog.

The users are allowed to execute the cmdlets 'restart-computer' and 'get-process', and get-process runs just fine! But not the restart-computer.

I've added the AD Group containing the users to the servers local Backup Operators group, but still no success.

Any ideas?! I don't want to add the group to local Administrators group, as this would be a little to much rights for non-admin users, as I've tried to restrict rights with JEA.. ;-)

thx for your support and ideas.



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  1. Rich Matheisen 35,191 Reputation points

    Are you running the Restart-Computer locally or remotely? IIRC, the Backup Operators group has the necessary rights to restart the computer locally but only Administrators can do that remotely.

    PowerShell JEA allows/restricts access to cmdlets, parameters, and executables but it doesn't alter the rights needed to perform the work.