Create symbolic links
|ID: oval:gov.nist.usgcb.windowsseven:def:23||Date: (C)2012-04-13 (M)2018-01-30|
|Class: COMPLIANCE||Family: windows|
This privilege determines if the user can create a symbolic link from the computer he is logged on to.
WARNING: This privilege should only be given to trusted users. Symbolic links can expose security vulnerabilities in applications that aren't designed to handle them.
This setting can be used in conjunction a symlink filesystem setting that can be manipulated with the command line utility to control the kinds of symlinks that are allowed on the machine. Type 'fsutil behavior set symlinkevalution /?' at the command line to get more information about fsutil and symbolic links.
(1) GPO: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment\Create symbolic links
(2) REG: INFO NOT AVAILABLE
|Microsoft Windows 7|