Need for "Manage auditing and security log" User Right
We recently had some issues with installing updates that were resolved by
reassigning the "Manage auditing and security log" user right to
The problem is that the organization I supports requires strict separation
of duties between administrators and security managers, and we need to
prevent administrators from tampering with auditing or security logs.
Is there a reason that this user right is specifically needed to install
Windows Updates? Is there a workaround? If not, can Microsoft consider
changing a future version of automatic updates to not require this particular
Jeffrey Harris, MCSE W2K and W2K3.
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