Local admin rights with Domain_local group

Posted on 2005-04-07
Last Modified: 2010-04-11
I'm using a Group policy and created a startup script that adds a group to the local admin.  That part works fine.  If I add the (Groupname_Global) it works but if I add (Groupname)_local it does not.  The users are in (Groupname)_Global and its a member of (Groupname)_Local.  Any suggestioins as to why (Groupname)_Local is not working?
Question by:Cveselka
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    by:Rich Rumble
    You may want to try this script here:
    in the --> strComputer = "atl-ws-01" <--instead of placing each and every computer in as they have done you can use a varible like %computername%

     strComputer = "%computername%"
    and you can use %username% instead of putting in the users name
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    Acoording to most of the MS documentation I've seen, a local group can only have a global group or user in it. The local XP security is more closely related to NT than AD... (It's also mentioned in the link that richrumble pasted above.)

    As a matter of interest, why would you want to use the local group instead of the global group?



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