Maximum number of administrators (Windows)

Module: Account Information

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check reports a problem if the number of users with administrator privileges exceeds the specified number.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Maximum number of administrators

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: System Information

  • Windows 2000 (108042)

  • Windows 2003 (208042)

  • Windows 2008 (251042)

  • Windows Vista (231042)

  • Windows XP (203042)

Title: Maximum admin users exceeded

Description:The number of users with administrator privilege exceeds the maximum defined value.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]