Re: Adding domain member to local admin group

Posted: 02-03-2007, 05:23 PM
Great tip: I just added my domain account as local administrator and bingo I
have the admin priveleges.

Then I noticed that by default domain admins were also assigned as local
administrator. ( I run small business server R2 +ISA )
So instead I added my domain account to the DOMAIN ADMIN user group.
-Eric



"New ACT user" <NewACTuser@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3F60F18D-1F43-4692-AB6E-1E8517692481@microsoft.com...
>I fixed this myself. For others who want to know, go to a command prompt
> (Run as administrator) and entering the following command.
>
> Net localgroup administrators /add DomainName\UserName
>
>
>
> "New ACT user" wrote:
>
>> I am trying to add a NT domain member to the local admin group. It
>> promps me
>> to enter the network password of an account that has permissions for the
>> domain. I have done this many times in XP but when I try it in vista, it
>> says "Login Failure: unknown user name or bad password".
>>
>> I initially had trouble joining the NT domain, but fixed this by
>> adjusting
>> the NT Lan Manager Authentication Level.
>>
>> Also, I can add users from a 2003 AD domain but not a NT domain.

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