Allow Local Admin Unlock

Allows local workstation administrators to unlock other users' network logon sessions. By default local administrators are not allowed to unlock network logon sessions. This policy has no effect if the Allow Admin unlock is not enabled. This policy also has no effect on local logon sessions. Local admins can always unlock local logon sessions.


Supported on: At least Windows 2000

Permission for local workstation administrators

to unlock network login sessions.




  1. Allow local Admin unlock
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Birch Grove\Screen Pass\Admin6
    Value NameAllowLocalAdminUnlock
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  2. Do NOT allow local Admin unlock
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Birch Grove\Screen Pass\Admin6
    Value NameAllowLocalAdminUnlock
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0


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