cannot add user to local admins group

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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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  1. 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
    Windows: General MVP
    JSI, Inc.
    http://www.jsiinc.com
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