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Issues installing an agent over the network (suspect UAC)

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Hi guys,
Hope you are all well and can help.

Scenario:

Single forest
Domain 1 (root)
Domain 2 (sub domain)


Domain administrator on machine A in Domain 2 is trying to install a backup agent from machine A to machine B (which is a domain controller in the root domain). He is a domain admin on machine B.

He gets insufficient privileges message.

I have added him to every group imaginable.
Local admins, enterprise admins, domain admins...you name it.

I can log on locally with this account to the problem machine.

I suspect UAC or some group policy, since this is an over the network logon and install.

What settings should I check to see if UAC is the cause of this?

Thank you guys.
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Have you tried simply disabling UAC on that mashine? Check if the WMI service and simple file sharing are enabled in firewall settings.
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Hi noxcho.
Thanks for that.
That machine is  a domain controller.
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Thank you and sorry for the delay.
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No problem. Was the UAC a cuplrit?
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