how to add domain users to the local power users group through group policy??

Posted on 2008-06-13
Last Modified: 2010-03-17
i have about 700 domain users that i need to add to the power users group on their local machines.  how do i add the domain users group to the power users group on the local machines without having to go to every machine??

can i write a batch file??  if so how??
Question by:amoos
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Expert Comment

ID: 21783633
Take a look at this info about net localgroup:

and this:
REM Adding a user to a local group

net localgroup MyGroup john /add


Author Comment

ID: 21783671
awesome links but it looks like i have to go to every machine to run these commands.  is there a way to do it through group policy or create a custom batch file for my users to run from a share??

i have 700 users and i can't go to every machine.  can you think of anyway to do it through group policy??

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fhmc earned 500 total points
ID: 21783764

Author Comment

ID: 21783822
perfect.  just what i was looking for.  you are a life saver, thank you

Expert Comment

ID: 21783884
thx amoos, I'm glad I could assist.  that said, I can only take credit for locating the answer.  I bookmarked that link for myself as well.    ;-}

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