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Access this computer from the network

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Access this computer from the network


This user right determines which users and groups are allowed to connect to the computer over the network. Terminal Services are not affected by this user right.


  • On workstations and servers:

    • Administrators

    • Backup Operators

    • Power Users

    • Users

    • Everyone

  • On domain controllers:

    • Administrators

    • Authenticated Users

    • Everyone

Configuring this security setting

You can configure this security setting by opening the appropriate policy and expanding the console tree as such: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment\

For specific instructions about how to configure security policy settings, see Edit security settings on a Group Policy object.

For more information, see: