How to rename Administrator account using GPO in Windows Server 2012 R2

How to rename Administrator account using Group Policy in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to rename Administrator account using GPO in Windows Server 2012 R2. In most of the Organizations, it is recommended to rename the Administrator account. This kind of policy is primarily used in the Organizations to enhance the security. In the old posts, we have already talked about Group Policy Management Preferences, inheritance, etc. Moreover, we have already talked about the Policies to disable Run command,  deploy Software and restrict Software.

Step 1. To rename Administrator account, open Group Policy Management console.
Right-click on the domain name i.e. itingredients.com in this example and then click on “create a GPO in this domain, and link it here” to create a new GPO.

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