Remove Domain Admin

Posted on 2007-03-29
Last Modified: 2010-03-05

I need to remove Domain Admins from all the machines in my Domain.How can i do it.Please suggest me the easiest way i can perform this on 1,500 machines.

Question by:bsharath
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by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 18821524
I have to ask why?  I mean, doing this is going to create SERIOUS management problems for you... at least it would for me...
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ID: 18821543
I know but
When we add a machine to the domain will the machine name be added automaticaly to the ADS>Domain name >users>Domain admin > Members.

If i remove the machine name from that part will it be deleted from the machine too.

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ID: 18821547
My management says it should not be there i have tried explaining them that it is a srios problem but they want to remove it and monitor for a week.What would be the problem.

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Lee W, MVP earned 500 total points
ID: 18821557
If you want to illustrate/test, DO NOT do it company wide - pick 10-20 machines and do it to them...

Problems I can see:
Unable to deploy software
Unable to manage clients remotely through Computer Management
Unable to run scripts remotely on the clients

Those are just the things that come to mind...
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Author Comment

ID: 18821569
Ok if i need to test it on 20 machines is there a easier way to remove it rather that doing it on each machine
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ID: 18821621
here is the vbs script from Microsoft to remove multiple domain accounts

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