sql server 2005 cannot add rights to AD groups to access databases

windows server 2003 DC, SQL Server 2005 SP4 devlp. ed., new installation.

cannot add rights to AD groups to access databases

donOttavioAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

jogosCommented:
Setup is made for 'windows authentication' or both 'sql and windows authentication'?
0
Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
What are trying to do?  You add the domain groups to the SQL instance via the management studio
0
donOttavioAuthor Commented:
windows authentication only.
I need domain user group to have right to access and read from specific database.
0
Vinchenzo-the-SecondCommented:
You need open up SQL management studio, expand security, right click logins and choose new login. Select your Ad group, then click on user mappings, and give read only access to the database
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft SQL Server

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.