Solved

How to grant an employee ability to add a computer to the domain

Posted on 2008-10-01
2
269 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I have a small office network with a domain.  I have a training area that has some computers in a workgroup.  I want to add them to our domain.  I have a resource available to assist and would like to grant the resource permission to add computers to the domain.  I know i could elevate the resource to "domain admin" but this seems like overkill.  How can i setup the account to have the ability to add computers to the domain?
0
Comment
Question by:EdSoftware
2 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Andres Perales
ID: 22616650
you can give that use account operators priledges or you could, add the computer account to domain first and when you that you should see a button on who can add that computer to the domain, select that users account in AD and he will be able to add that computer to the domain.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
JohnGerhardt earned 50 total points
ID: 22616705
Be careful about adding the user account operator status as although this will give them rights to add a PC they will also be able to reset password and perform other things to users...
Rather just delegate out the permission to add a computer to domain.
To do this then you just need to right click on the name of the domain and choose "DELEGATAE CONTROL" you can then choose the user account or group and then add the correct permission you need...
-Jaggie
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Organizations create, modify, and maintain huge amounts of data to help their businesses earn money and generally function.  Typically every network user within an organization has a bit of disk space to store in process items and personal files.   …
I guess it is not common knowledge to most Wintel engineers/administrators: If you have an SNMP-based monitoring system in your environment (and it's common to have SNMP or Syslog) it's reasonably easy to enable monitoring of the Windows Event logs,…
Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now