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perm needed to be able to add a user to a group

Posted on 2014-02-20
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what permission is needed for a
a)domain user
b)local user

to be able to have priviledge to add a user to the admin group?

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by:John Hurst
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You need to be domain admin to add users to a server environment and to add such users to the administrators group.
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by:25112
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how abt a local admin?
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You can do it with a local admin, but that means logging off and starting without the domain. Users might not be happy.  For a server, domain admin works best for all concerned.
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by:Michael Machie
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Users need to be an admin, either local or Domain, to be able to make others an admin.

A Local admin cannot make a domain account an admin, only Domain admins can do that, but a Domain admin CAN make a local User an admin on a local machine.
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thank you-
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@25112 - Thanks and I was happy to help .
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