[Samba] Loosing admin privileges after login

Michael Joyner mjoyner at vbservices.net
Mon May 2 18:04:50 GMT 2005

Herbert Mann wrote:
> Hello,
> I am a Samba-newbie, so please excuse, if my question
> seems to you stupid.
> I've set up a PDC, based on Samba 3.0.14a (SerNet) and
> a OpenLDAP-Server. So I took a Windows XP client and
> integrated it to the domain. Afterwards I logged in as
> administrator and copied the existing profile of an
> user to the server.
> The user was able to login and his profile was loaded
> from the server. But I wonder, why the user only has
> user rights and not administrative privileges,
> although he is in the group of local administrators.
> On the PDC he's only domain user.
on the workstation, while logged in as an administrator try this:

net localgroup administrators /add "DOMAINNAME\username"

and see if that helps.

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