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Start Group Policy Management in Member Server

Posted on 2011-09-10
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I can start Group Policy Management in Domain Controller but not in member server(MBRSVR1)

If I sign on with local administrator (MBRSVR1\Administrator) in member server, I got an error ask me to logon as a domain user. (See capture1)

If I sign on Domain\Admin,  I got this error.  (See capture2)

Any suggestion what need to do.
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by:tommym121
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sorry for get to attach Capture2 Capture2
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by:Michael Ortega (Internetwerx, Inc.)
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Can you run it from another member server with domain admin credentials? Your member server in question running Server 2008? IE9 installed?

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by:yo_bee
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The computer must be joined to the domain.  There is a trust established when joined and the various tools that are used to manage the domain need to be run from a Domain computer and user account.  If you logon locally and the device was not join the Domain does not trust this device as a valid device object.

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yo_bee, I think the author mentioned that the error from capture2 is when logged on as a domain admin on the domain. Just FYI.

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by:yo_bee
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try rejoining the domain.  maybe something happened during the joining process.

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Just make sure that if you're member server is running Server 2008 that it's not running IE9. Lots of issues with MMC if IE9 is installed.

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by:yo_bee
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interesting.  
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by:tommym121
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I am running Server 2008 R2 and IE8
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Ok. Not likely an MMC thing then. Can you open GPMC from any other member server?

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by:tommym121
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I try to use another Member server. Same problem.
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by:yo_bee
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How did you install GPMC?
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login as local administrator
Click open Server Manager, click 'Add features' and select Group Policy Management to install
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not resolve
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