Local administrator privileges?

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Jul 15 17:29:11 GMT 1999

Fred Nicolls wrote:
> Have I misunderstood something here?  Should the user "root" 
> on the NT box automatically have admin privileges on 
> the local resources (like disk permissions or the local 
> user database)?  Is it necessary to set up anything on
> the NT machine to permit this?  If I log in as local 
> Administrator and add WORKGROUP\Domain Admins to the 
> local Administrators group then everything works
> fine, but the docs suggest that this isn't necessary 
> (and I doubt I'd be able to force the users in our 
> domain to do this on their machines).

The assumption was that "Domain Admins" was automatically
included in the local Administrators group.  If it is not, 
then you will have to add it.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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