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How to make a domain user, local administrator of windows 2003 Server

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Hi,
I am using 2 servers. Server 1 is Windows 2003 SBS and acting as Domain Controller. Second server Windows 2003 R2 Standard Edition is part of my domain and acting as a print server.  
I will be greatful if you please guide me that how can I make  domain user(a standard domain user) created on my SBS Server a  local administrator of my other server i.e. Windows 2003 R2 (Print Server).
Thanks,
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log on as admin to the local computer that you want to give admin access to.
Add the user to the Local Administrators Group
Right click on "My computer" and select "manage"
Expand local users and groups
Expand groups
Expand the administrators group and click ADD
Enter the domain user eg domain\username

and OK all the way out
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by:2PiFL
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On the server you want the user to be be admin on"

Place the following command in a logon script -> "net localgroup
administrators OLDDOMAIN\User1 /add > NUL" watch the wrap and without the
quotes.


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by:safeerhshah
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Thanks mate it worked
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by:sarkarsoumik07
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1> Logon as domain administrator (hope you would have) on the other server (Windows 2003 R2 (Print Server). ..( I guess on Windows 2003 R2server you want to that domain user to local administrator group..right?)
2>Right click on "My computer" and select "manage"
3>Expand local users and groups
4>Expand groups
5>double click on "administrators"group
6> Click on "Add"
7> then anothe window wil open.
8>From location tab , selec the location which would be your domain
9> In enter the object name space, give your user name and click on ok
10> Click all ok to close all window
it will be done
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