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Changing the Administrator user name

Posted on 2007-03-18
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I have created a new group policy to change the name of Administrator to xxxxxx, as described on the Microsoft website.

I can access the server from home, but when I use my RDC link with the username Administrator it still lets me logon, so do I have to reboot the server for it to take effect.


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Netman66 earned 50 total points
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You shouldn't have to, no.

You may want to reboot and log on once with the new account to configure the profile now.
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by:Steveh24
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Yes you were correct, as I just tried to login using RDC and it wouldn't let me until I changed the user name, I obviously didn't leave it long enough for the changes to filter into AD
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