Disables local user accounts remotely, such as disables local guest or administrator account |
This action will disable a local account and you can use it to disable all local user accounts on multiple workstations at once. It works similar to running "net user" on remote computer via command line to disable a local account.
Certain local accounts can pose security risks. Most common examples are Guest and Administrator account. It’s a good security best practice to disable Guest account as well as disable local built-in Administrator account in a domain environment, where local accounts are not needed. Action1 can help to automate disabling of local user accounts right from the Cloud without using any PowerShell scripts, command line tools or Group Policy. It can also help to delete the authority to disable local user account to non-admins who cannot run PowerShell or utilize GPO.
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