Windows Forest

Hi,

I have recently installed a new forest and three child domains in a test environment and I just wanted to check if I was missing something as I don't seem to be able to add new users etc when I select the "Change domain" and change to another child or the root forest domain....what am I missing?

Cheers
minniejpAsked:
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
You are using which account? Root forest domain Administrator?
You should use child's domain Administrator account.
Manikandan NarayanswamySecurity Specialist & IBM Security GuardiumCommented:
Hi,

Run the following command & see if the FSMO roles of the server is available. You're trying to create users in child domain or forest root domain

Netdom query  FSMO'

Thanks
Manikandan
minniejpAuthor Commented:
I'm trying to create an account on one domain controller (while selecting the option to change to another domain controller) on another site.
Manikandan NarayanswamySecurity Specialist & IBM Security GuardiumCommented:
Hi,

Add your user account to enterprise admin group and then select change the domain controller connect to another site and try to create user. Mostly you should be able to.

Thanks
Manikandan

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