Remote PowerShell Control
Privilege Guard now empowers IT administrators to work with remote PowerShell scripts and commands without requiring admin rights over remote desktops and servers.
Flexible rules enables privileges to be applied directly to the scripts or commands that an administrator is authorized to run on the remote computers.
Backed by full auditing of all PowerShell activity and requiring no additional infrastructure, Remote PowerShell Control delivers a robust and compliant model for managing remote endpoints, without disrupting IT operations.
New to version 3.8, Privilege Guard is the first and only privilege management solution to provide granular control of Windows services.
Standard users and IT administrators can now be granted permissions to manage individual services, without giving users privileged access to the services management console.
Rules may be configured to limit a user’s actions to specific service actions, such as start, stop and pause. All service actions are fully audited giving clear visibility of authorized and blocked service actions.
MSI Uninstall Support
Standard users are now able to uninstall software under the same policy that allowed them to install.
Permissions to remove authorized software are granted within the standard Programs and Features panel, providing a consistent and familiar experience to the user.
Applications can now be targeted based on the type of drive that they are executed from.
For instance, policies can now be applied that automatically block auto-run executables on removable drives such as USB devices and CD/DVD.
Trusted applications may be restricted to running from local fixed disks and network drives, where Windows NTFS security applies.
Policy Automation API
Privilege Guard now includes a policy automation API, which is fully scriptable through PowerShell.
This API enables trusted administrators to fully automate the creation and updating of Group Policy configurations or local configurations on the remote endpoints.
PowerShell scripts can be executed from any location, enabling integration with existing management systems, such as help desks and operations management.
Extending on Privilege Guard’s innovative End User Messaging, version 3.8 now allows notifications to be displayed to users for common tasks and applications.
As an alternative to a prompt which requires user interaction, notifications are an eloquent method of passing information to users without disrupting productivity.