Solved

Changed security policy for local and domain log on rights but still not working

Posted on 2008-10-16
2
152 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I am running Server 2003 on 2 machines.  Both are DC's I have given an OU rights to log on locally as well as through terminal services in both the domain security policy and the domain security policy. Still only my admins can log in. The problem is only on the newer DC and not the original. Also, if i try to DCPromo and demote the newer server i get authentication errors even when using the admins account.

Thanks for your help.
0
Comment
Question by:MarcRajs
2 Comments
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Chris Dent earned 500 total points
ID: 22738833

The security policy applied to Domain Controllers comes from the Default Domain Controllers Policy, not the Default Domain Policy.

The difference is extremely important. The Default Domain Controllers Policy contains a large number of settings for the DCs that define access to pretty much everything they do. This is part of the reason why it is important that DCs remain in the Domain Controllers OU.

Chris
0

Join & Write a Comment

Article by: btan
The intent is not to repeat what many has know about Ransomware but more to join its dots of what is it, who are the victims, why it exists, when and how we respond on infection. Lastly, sum up in a glance to share such information with more to help…
OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles to another domain controller. Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…

758 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

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now