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I facing a problem since yesterday...i found out that my domain administrator account has lost its admin rights..whenever i login with the domain administrator account in client pc's, there is no admin privileges for the account.....

i checked the active directory and found the administrator is having all needed memberships and rights...

pls help me out friends

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Your domain admin should be in the Domain Administrators group.
That group (if not already) SHOULD be in every local client group of Administrators.

If that's not the case, you found your problem. Release a GPO to fix
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by:alexeykomarov
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Hi,
Open at a workstation computer management with the rights of the local Administrator
Validate domain group Domain Admins  in local group Administrators
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by:bloodygonzo
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Out of curiosity are you using Windows Vista or Windows 7? If so what happens if you right click on a program and select Run As Administrator? It could be that you have UAC enabled which is causing your issue.
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by:Russell_Venable
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Log into your domain admin account in question and check the SID using xcacls. Post the SID here.
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by:riazambalath
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iam having windows server 2008 domain environment....
the problem now i face is whenever i login with the domain admin account in client pc's(vista 7 XP clients)the(domain admin account) is not having the admin privileges...

so i have to login with the local admin account in client pc's in order to modify something....

i checked the active directory users and found administrator is having all the necessary memberships and privileges....


i cannot find what is causing the problem
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riazambalath
Please open computer management on a client pc and make sure that inside the local group of Administrators there is Domain Admins group as well.

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by:riazambalath
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hi friends...

figured out the problem......

the issue was i omitted administrator from the restricted groups in gp.....

Fixed by adding admin account to it....

nw all fine.....

thank you for all your support........
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hi friends...

figured out the problem......

the issue was i omitted administrator from the restricted groups in gp.....

Fixed by adding admin account to it....

nw all fine.....

thank you for all your support........
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by:Russell_Venable
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Interesting find. Glad you found your solution. Now add it to your checklist! So you dont forget it. Should help others where you are as well. :)
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