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Perform volume maintenance tasks

Updated: January 21, 2005

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

Perform volume maintenance tasks

Description

This security setting determines which users and groups can run maintenance tasks on a volume, such as remote defragmentation.

Use caution when assigning this user right. Users with this user right can explore disks and extend files in to memory that contains other data. When the extended files are opened, the user might be able to read and modify the acquired data.

Default: Administrators

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 Assignments\

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

For more information, see:

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