Is it advisable to change the domain administrator's username from the default "administrator"? I'm thinking this may provide another layer of security from outside attacks. Are there any possible side effects to changing the username? This is a Server 2008 environment.
It is recommend to rename the Domain Admin and any other default accounts.
It provides the depth-in-defense that you're looking for.
Additionally, you'll see it come up as part of security and compliance
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