Change the system time

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Determines which users and groups can change the time and date on the internal clock of the computer.

This user right is defined in the Default Domain Controller Group Policy object (GPO) and in the local security policy of workstations and servers.

The default groups that have this right on each platform are:

  • Workstations and Servers

    • Administrators
    • Power Users
  • Domain Controllers

    • Administrators
    • Server Operators