Accounts: User Account Control must run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode, enabling UAC


ser Account Control (UAC) is a security mechanism for limiting the elevation of privileges, including administrative accounts, unless authorized. This setting enables UAC. Satisfies: SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157, SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00156


To fix this configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode" to "Enabled".

STIG: Server:

NIST 800-53: CM-6(a),IA-11

SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157, SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00156