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Posted on 2014-11-14
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Dear experts,
Is there any way to add domain user account to local computer. Same as workgroup
for example: as we add user by right click on my computer -- manage-- local / users then add user..
is there any way to add domain users.

thanks and regards
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by:Dan McFadden
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Why do you need to do this?

If the computer is a member of the domain, then the AD Group "Domain Users" is automatically a member of the local "Users" group.

You can add a domain account to a local computer group the same way you would add a domain user to a domain group.

Dan
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 168 total points
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I think he wants to prestage a domain account as a user. and AFAIK this is not possible.
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by:Dan McFadden
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I was curious as to the rationale for the question.  I agree though David.
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by:Rob G
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Not sure anyone here really understands the question..
Myself included..
But you can use the local accounts area to add domain users to a PC,
If you wanted to make them local admins of a PC that is on a domain, but don't want them to be domain admins.. If that's what you are asking than yes..

If what you are asking is something different, i believe that everyone above me has filled in that info already..
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by:mshakeb
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

sorry
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Sorry about what.. that it can't be done is a valid answer.
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