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cannot add user to local admins group

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  • Domain
  • Microsoft
  • Windows
Last response: in Windows 2000/NT
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Anonymous
October 14, 2004 5:41:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.group_policy (More info?)

trying to add a domain user to a local admin or power user group occures next
message: "Processing of object "username" failed with the following error:

The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.

Only everyone can be added to that group!

what is the problem?

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Anonymous
October 14, 2004 1:41:19 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.group_policy (More info?)

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 01:41:01 -0700, enduro <enduro@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>trying to add a domain user to a local admin or power user group occures next
>message: "Processing of object "username" failed with the following error:
>
>The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
>
>Only everyone can be added to that group!
>
>what is the problem?

DNS problem???

Try the following workaround on the client workstation:
Open a CMD.EXE window
net localgroup Administrators "DomainName\DomainUser" /ADD


Jerold Schulman
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