HOW TO ADD A DOMAIN USER ON WINDOWS 2003 R2 SERVER

I HAVE A WINDOWS 2008 DC AND HAVE CREATED MANAGED SERVICE ACCOUNTS IN AN OU.
I WANTED TO ADD ONE OF THESE USER IN A 2003R2 SERVER WHICH HAVE ALREADY JOINTED THE DOMAIN. HOWEVER, I CAN ONLY ADD LOCAL USERS IN THIS SERVER. CAN ANYONE HELP?
THANKS
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SnibborgOwnerCommented:
In local groups, open the group you wish the user to be added to and you will need to select the user from the domain.

Use  domainname\username to add a user account from the domain.

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SnibborgOwnerCommented:
Use the check name button to check the right account has been used.

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xMasterAuthor Commented:
I HAVE TRIED THIS.  WHEN I CLICK ON THE LOCATION I CAN SEE ONLY THE LOCAL SERVER NAME. SECONDLY I HAVE TIRED TO ADD THE AD USER - IE. NAME@DOMAIN.AE AND TRIED DOMAIN\NAME HOWEVER BOTH DID NOT FIND THE USER ACCOUNT.  ANY IDEA WHERE I AM MAKING THE MISTAKE?
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Sajid Shaik MSystem AdminCommented:
u have to install RSAT tools on windows2003R2 server to access fully windows2008 domain

RSAT should not be installed on a computer that is running the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack or Windows 2000 Server® Administration Tools Pack. Please remove all versions of Administration Tools Pack from the computer before installing RSAT.

Only one copy of RSAT can be installed on a computer at one time. Before installing a new package, remove any existing versions of RSAT, including any copies that are in different languages.

On a computer that is running the final release of Windows Vista with SP1 or later versions of Windows Vista Service Packs:


Download the RSAT package from the Microsoft Web site.

Double-click the downloaded package to start the Setup wizard. Follow the instructions in the wizard to complete the installation.

Open Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Turn Windows features on or off under Programs and Features. If you are prompted to provide permission by User Account Control, click Continue.
In the Windows Features dialog box, select the remote administration snap-ins and tools that you want to install, and then click OK.

Configure the Start menu to display the Administration Tools shortcut.



Right click Start, and then click Properties.

On the Start Menu tab, click Customize.

In the Customize Start Menu dialog box, scroll down to System Administrative Tools, and then select Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu. Click OK.

Shortcuts for snap-ins installed by RSAT are added to the Administrative Tools list on the Start menu.



For a complete list of tools included in the RSAT final package, installation instructions, and other help topics, see Remote Server Administration Tools Help in the Administrative Tools list on the Start menu.

see this link to download RSAT tools

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=9FF6E897-23CE-4A36-B7FC-D52065DE9960&displaylang=en#Overview
Sigurdur HaraldssonSystem AdministratorCommented:
Can you log on to the member server as domain admin?
Darius GhassemCommented:
First you need to make sure you are pointing to the DC only for DNS seems like you have a DNS issue. Disable all NICs that are enabled except for one.
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