Re: making all users an admin of local machine by default

From: Mostro (
Date: 02/27/04

Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 14:24:26 -0600


"Steven L Umbach" <> wrote in message
> If you really want to do it, add the domain users group to the local
> administrators group of each machine. You could use restricted groups to
> that with Group Policy as described in the link below, but I believe all
> computers need to be upgraded to SP4 as there was a bug preventing proper
> use of adding groups before and be sure to do it at the OU level and check
> your results so as to not accidentally add domain users to the domain
> in administrators group. If you are not using SP4 it is still worth a try
> otherwise you will need to look into using a startup scritp solution using
> "net localgroup" or such. --- Steve
> "Mostro" <> wrote in message
> > I apologize for having posted in two groups. Was not sure which group
> > more appropriate. My question is, what can I do to make sure that any
> user
> > that ever logs onto any Windows 2000 workstation on my network is
> > automatically an admin locally to that machine. I am hoping to find a
> > solution short of making them domain admins. Someone please help, and
> thank
> > you.
> >
> >